“Jane Fryatt is one of the most competent and at the same time nicest HR professionals I have ever worked with.”

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    face2faceHR Abingdon is managed by Jane Fryatt, a highly competent and knowledgeable HR consultant with over 15 years’ experience in HR and people management gained across a range of industries including media and publishing, scientific research and development, logistics, customer services and government outsourcing. As well as her HR background Jane also has experience as an operational line manager, responsible for managing and developing large teams and for growing her business area through sales and excellent customer service.

    Jane is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and has worked extensively with senior executives and operational managers, to get the best out of their people; managing complex disciplinary and grievance situations, dealing effectively with issues such as poor performance, sickness absence and time keeping and delivering mediation in the workplace.

    Jane also has substantial change management experience including TUPE transfers and significant restructuring programmes. She has developed pay and benefits systems and has also designed and delivered programmes to improve employee engagement; line managers training and development programmes and mentoring schemes to develop and retain high potential staff.

    Jane is an energetic HR professional with excellent communication and relationship-building skills who enjoys working in demanding and varied environments. She combines drive and initiative with commercial acumen and a collaborative working style to achieve results for your business.

    Jane’s advice is perfect, easy to understand and removes many of the intimidating aspects of HR for a small business. Highly recommended.

    Coles Books

    Jane Fryatt is one of the most competent and at the same time nicest HR professionals I have ever worked with.

    Hariet Hinz / Regional Director

    Jane combines a strong technical people management background with excellent change management skills alongside stakeholder and relationship management capabilities. In addition, Jane is one of those key people who deliver and actually get stuff done. I worked with Jane across a range of areas and she applies her intellect in a very effective way to understand the root cause of the issues and then is able to generate effective solutions to deliver sustainable change.

    David Fox / HR Director, Serco

    I recently used Jane at face2faceHR when recruiting my first member of staff. Having met in the afternoon to discuss my requirements, her comprehensive proposal was in my inbox that evening. The proposal was detailed and concise and helped me to clarify exactly what I needed. Jane’s proposal not only provided me with a Contract of Employment for my new employee which was easy to understand and written in the style and tone that I wanted, but it also contained a Managers Guide to taking on your first employee; policies on discipline and grievances; and an employee privacy notice to meet my GDPR requirements. Jane made, what I felt was going to be a tedious and laborious task, very quick and easy – and enjoyable! I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending face2faceHR. Jane’s ethos is very much about HR advice and services tailored to each clients’ requirements, rather than “one size fits all” – and that is exactly what she provided to me. Thank you Jane.

    Karen Smith

    All the reasons that made you such a good fit for CABI, that you are so pragmatic, make you great in your current role where you advise clients who don’t have an HR team.

    Neil MacIntosh / HR Director, CABI

    Jane quickly gained a grip of all matters, is sympathetic to our needs and most importantly gets results.

    Station Commander / RAF High Wycombe

    Jane provided excellent advice and solutions to a complex and difficult situation.  The service we received was first class.  I would wholeheartedly recommend face2faceHR.

    Jenni Scott / EcoWater Systems UK

    I recently appeared on Oxfordshire’s new business radio station, Get Radio where we talked about the impact of Covid and Brexit on local businesses.

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    How can I help?

    HR consultant serving the Abingdon area, Jane offers a free HRCheckup service and HR support and advice for SMEs without internal HR resources.

    To find out more call Jane on:

    07909 547467

    or email



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