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Posted: 5th November 2021

Albany HR prides itself on having a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by businesses in professional services, so it is with great pleasure we welcome Wendy Whyte MCIPD into our team.

Wendy Whyte brings a wealth of quality experience gained in the legal and financial services, which rounds out our collective experience at Albany HR, and places us in the perfect position to best serve businesses in professional services. At Albany HR, we have a long-standing reputation for providing tailored HR support that meets business needs in a way that is fair, empathetic, and focused on people. We offer genuine support in a trusting environment, with a pragmatic approach that helps you succeed through your people.

Managers Need Good HR Consultants Who Can Bring Structure and Clarity. This Empowers Managers to Make Decisions at Pace. Albany HR, founded by managing director Kathleen McAdams, is adept at digging a little deeper into existing problems to find the cause beneath the symptoms. This eases businesses into a long-term strategy for success, by solving the real problems with the right solutions.

Kathleen brings a vast amount of experience to people management, gained by working closely with SMEs and global organisations across multiple sectors in the professional service industries. She is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), an accredited mediator, a qualified and experienced Executive and Leadership coach and mentor, a member of the Association for Coaching, and a qualified project manager.

Wendy Whyte was most recently an HR Business Partner at Dentons, one of the world’s largest and most successful legal firms. Bringing an HR Consultant with Wendy Whyte’s background in finance, banking and legal services into Albany HR strengthens our unique ability to bring first-hand knowledge, skills and experience to professional services, with insightful HR support for every people-related scenario. We Help Businesses in Professional Services engage with the Right People, Who Have the Right Skills to Make a Positive Impact.

Albany HR aims to resolve niggles before they become problems and implements a strong framework for long-lasting results through tailored HR Management. This allows managers to short-circuit problems by involving HR support early in the process and establishes the right approach to managing your people for success from an early juncture. Whether you’re looking to refine your pay and reward policy, comply with complex employment laws, restructure your business, deal with redundancies, or boost your productivity through improved employee engagement, having a solid HR provider to guide you through the process is essential for taking the right approach from the start.

Wendy Whyte, with her valuable skill set, is a perfect addition to Albany HR. Our combined experience across professional services, which now includes the in-depth knowledge of the banking and legal industries that Wendy Whyte brings, makes Albany the ideal outsourced HR Partner to help you succeed through your people.

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