Dawn Exley

Dawn Exley

Dawn is an experienced, pragmatic HR professional, with a proven track record of operating autonomously using a high degree of initiative. She is passionate about her work and enjoys building strong, lasting relationships. Dawn has a broad generalist background, and her particular areas of expertise include TUPE, organisational change and employee relations. Dawn is highly motivated and is equally comfortable providing support, advice and guidance at senior management and first line level.

Dawn is also a Certified Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP).

If you’d like to benefit from Dawn’s expertise, get in touch using the contact form on the right, or call 01604 763 494. If you’re not ready to pick up the phone yet, read more about our HR services.

Dawn's Recent Blog Posts

People skills, employees, employers, Human Resources, time management, communication

Have you noticed? We tend to take people skills for granted. We assume that they’re important in the workplace. We know that, in order to foster a positive and fruitful workplace, it’s important that everyone gets on. But what does this mean in today’s climate? With so many people working from home, do social and personal skills matter as much?

31st August 2020
Furlough, downsize, redundancy, business, HR, government support

As an employer, is yours one of the many firms that have been forced to furlough staff during the coronavirus pandemic? If so, you need to be aware that, from now on, it’s ‘all change’.

20th August 2020
Flexible furlough, employment law, employers, employees, business, job retention scheme

In our last blog, we looked at the issue of easing your people back into work in a way that considers their expectations as well as yours. In the last few months, you may have been bringing your employees back to work on a part-time basis, taking advantage of the government’s flexible furlough scheme.

30th July 2020
HR, furlough, job retention scheme, covid-19, coronovirus, return to work, pandemic,

How to ensure a smooth, happy and productive return to work.

What’s the story with your business and Covid-19? The government has eased the pandemic restrictions. We’re all being encouraged to ‘get back to work’. Is your business bringing your workforce back into the office?

17th July 2020

On Friday 29th May, the Chancellor announced extensions to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). 

01st June 2020
Interviews, HR, business, employment, employment law, preparation, organisation

This month, we’ve been looking at interviews - a few do’s and don’ts. In our last blog, we examined how vital it is for interviewers to prepare properly and to avoid the weird and wacky approach.

27th February 2020
HR, resignation, employer, employees, employment law, Harry, Meghan

It’s been arguably the biggest UK news story of 2020 - the shock announcement from The Duke and Duchess of Sussex that they plan to ‘step back’ from royal duties. In effect, this was a job resignation - albeit not a conventional one but a resignation, nonetheless. The response from both the media and the public has been mixed.

16th January 2020
HR, Christmas, bonus, communication, clarity, workplace

You won’t be surprised that the final Gravitas HR blog for 2019 should have a Christmas theme. Of course, we all tend to idealise the festive season as a wonderful time of year, steeped in good cheer and merriment. But Christmas is also a time when things can go awry - not just at home - but in the workplace too.

23rd December 2019
HR, employee engagement, relationship, onboarding, recruitment

Isn’t it a good feeling? After a thorough recruitment process for your vacancy, you’ve made your choice. The successful candidate has accepted your offer and everyone’s happy. Job done. Or is it?

25th November 2019
bullying, harassment, employment, HR, awareness, workplace bullying, employees

This week is Anti-Bullying week.

13th November 2019

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