Support for your workplace

Tell Jane is an HR consultancy that partners with your organisation to tackle toxic workplace behaviour and enhance your company culture.

Together, we protect your business and your people from incidences of harassment, discrimination and bullying. The result: improved productivity and increased employee loyalty.

What we do

Tell Jane helps you to enhance your workplace culture. We do this by upskilling your HR and management teams, and by creating a better working environment for your people.

Our team of experienced HR practitioners also provide case investigations support and are experts in complaint handling.

But most importantly, we care.

We offer valuable insight through training and support for dealing with toxic workplace behaviour and employee challenges.

We also offer an independent Freephone hotline for the anonymous reporting of workplace harassment, discrimination and bullying. By subscribing to the Tell Jane hotline, you are showing your people your commitment to preventing and tackling toxic workplace behaviour.

Why Tell Jane?

Safeguard your business and your people

By partnering with Tell Jane, you are protecting your organisation and your people from toxic behaviour: 

  • You have a duty of care to your people and to ensure issues are resolved before they escalate. We can help you fulfill this duty.
  • There is no issue too complex that our skilled case handlers and independent investigators cannot support your business with. Let’s start talking.
  • Investing in your company culture reduces employer liability and safeguards your business.
  • Do you have an understanding of your company culture from the grassroots up? Is no news good news?

Gain commercial value by enhancing your culture

Creating a culture free from toxic behaviour can significantly improve productivity, employee retention and your bottom line: 

  • Seize the opportunity to upskill your HR and management teams
  • Demonstrating your commitment to facing bullying, harassment and discrimination head on enhances your brand reputation among your stakeholders – both inside and outside the company
  • Cultivating an inclusive and supportive company culture will increase productivity and improve employee retention
  • Offer your people a channel for anonymous reporting of complaints relating to bullying, harassment or discrimination through a confidential Freephone employee hotline

Who we are

Get to know our qualified HR practitioners

Lisa

HR Professional

Lisa has 17 years’ experience in HR and holds an MA in Human Resource Management.Lisa specialises in SME businesses with her HR consultancy, which is now in its fourth year.

Prior to this, Lisa was an HR director for a media business and has worked in Oil and Gas, Manufacturing, Hospitality and at Chelsea FC – despite being a Liverpool fan!

Lisa is an HR generalist but particularly enjoys employee relations, and learning and development. She is committed to coaching people, and highly motivated by seeing them grow and develop through their careers.

Lisa has a no-nonsense approach to business, injecting high levels of energy and is at her best-creating order from chaos.

At the weekend you will find Lisa in a coffee shop, running around after her toddler or spending time with her cat.

Joshua

HR Professional

Joshua has 14 years’ HR experience. He is an Associate Member of the CIPD and a trained mediator.
Joshua has worked as an HR professional in more than 17 organisations – from start-ups to multinationals across a number of sectors including retail, professional services, transport, education and housing – where he has specialised in change management, restructuring and TUPE transfers, employee relations, dispute resolution and policy writing.

Joshua loves empowering people to resolve their problems and witnessing their subsequent transformation in confidence and self-esteem.

He also has a passion for helping companies to find the easiest, fastest and cheapest solutions to achieving business objectives through their people strategies without compromising the integrity and values of the business or the fundamental human relationship.

Outside of work, Joshua can be found wrapped up in bed reading or trawling Instagram for good food and cocktail bars in London. He also has a particular interest in women in antiquity, most notably warrior queens.

Liz

HR Professional

Liz has over 30 years’ experience in HR. She is a Fellow of the CIPD and a member of The Coaching Academy.

Liz has held a number of HR Director positions including for Planet Hollywood, Regus and TMP Worldwide, where she was a member of the Leadership Team and a Board Director.

Liz particularly enjoys helping employees work through their problems and challenges towards a positive outcome. She is also interested in assessing how companies work and the culture they create, and is passionate about helping them create a better place for their employees.

In her spare time, Liz can be found in her kitchen baking award winning Victoria sandwich cakes and other delicious homemade treats – move over Mary Berry!

Paula

HR Professional

Paula is an Associate Member of the CIPD and holds a MA in Human Resource Management. She has had her own consultancy since 2017.

Paula also has a degree in Psychology, which she owes to being able to quickly understand the individual needs of employees and discuss them in a friendly and approachable manner.

During her HR career, Paula has focussed on enabling companies to grow by supporting them with their HR and finance function; business owners can follow their passion safe in the knowledge they have an efficient professional with their best interests at heart.

She is also passionate about helping employers stand out from their competitors by supporting them to be more people focussed and provide a collaborative environment for growth.

In her spare time, you will find Paula walking the dog, circuit training and mediating sibling battles – that psychology degree really has come in handy!

Lucinda

Lucinda

Marketing and PR

Lucinda is a professional copywriter and PR consultant with 15 years' marketing and communications experience under her belt.

Having previously fulfilled the role of Head of Communications for a national charity, Lucinda has a particular passion for the not-for-profit sector and the communication challenges that charities often face.

With a keen eye for detail, Lucinda produces commercially aware and engaging online and offline content that exudes knowledge, passion, a strong opinion and a good helping of personality.

As well as overseeing the marketing and communications for Tell Jane, Lucinda is a published commentary writer offering up many an amusing and revealing anecdote in her attempt to navigate the seemingly treacherous world of a 30-something business woman.

Lucinda's passion for putting pen to paper extends to her leisure time as a keen calligrapher. But when she's not crafting or commentating, she's cooking. Mostly curry.

Aneta

HR Professional

Aneta is a qualified Executive Coach with 15 years' experience in HR and adult education.

Aneta's HR experience spans corporate and SME, with a strong commercial focus. Indeed, her ambition and strong voice saw her gaining a Board seat where she was the youngest member.

She is passionate about women in leadership and promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace culture. As an expat female leader, who has worked in several countries, Aneta has developed a great sensitivity and understanding of different cultures.

She lives and breathes these values both in her consulting work and through her charity work as a mentor for female leaders in the non-for-profit sector.
In her free time, Aneta loves to travel and prides herself on having visited over 40 countries across five continents. She loves the outdoors, and enjoys hiking, swimming and scuba diving.

Heeral Gudka

Heeral

Inclusion Specialist

Heeral has been working as a leadership, inclusion and wellbeing consultant for the last 6 years. Prior to this she worked in the commercial general insurance sector for 15 years. Despite all the hurricanes and wildfires, life spent analysing risk behind an excel spreadsheet was not for her!

Heeral's philosophy is that for people to thrive at work they need leaders who know how to lead, who understand the importance of creating inclusive work cultures, and who value the link between mental wellbeing and motivation. If an organisation can pull together these 3 aspects to create psychologically safe environments there is no limit to success.

Heeral is passionate about helping people have brave conversations. This is needed if we truly want diverse workforces to thrive. So whether it's working with one person or an entire leadership team she will open up the conversation authentically. She has worked across industries and professions, her most glamourous project being with a team in Bermuda. So if you need her to travel, she most certainly will!

When she's not lost in work or the MCU, Heeral can be found with her head in a book, on a hike or with an ice cold dirty martini in her hand!

sara martin

Sara

Inclusion Specialist

Sarah Martin has worked in the field of People Management and Development for over 20 years. Sarah now focuses her work in the diversity, inclusion and wellbeing space, and specialises in disability.

Before setting up on her own, Sarah worked in the corporate and not-for-profits sectors including, Deloitte, Coopers and Lybrand, Barkers Norman Broadbent, Medecine Sans Frontiers and The Association of Commonwealth Universities.

Sarah has extensive experience in inclusive recruitment, HR project management, complex workplace investigations, reasonable adjustments, creating inclusive cultures, neurodiversity, mental health and wellbeing.

Sarah believes in and follows the social model understanding of disability. She is driven to raise awareness, educate and make changes to empower individuals to achieve their potential, and to keep growing once there.

Sarah has a Level 7 Postgraduate Certificate in Personnel and Development, Certified Level A & B in Occupational Testing with the British Psychological Society and is a trained Mental Health First Aider.

In her spare time, Sarah can be found knee deep In Lego with her 5 and 3-year-old, or dancing around her kitchen attempting to create a dish that everyone will eat, attending to her much loved herbs in her garden or allotment, or playing a Beatles tune on the piano!

Who we are

Get to know our trained HR practitioners