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Experienced HR Consulting Team | Black Dog Human Resources near Milton Keynes

Our experienced consulting team includes dedicated HR Consultants, Health and Safety experts and training specialists.

Gill Craik FCIPD

Director of the Black Dog HR Consultancy Ltd

Biography

Gill Craik is the Director of Black Dog HR Consultancy Ltd, offering advice and support to businesses on all staff and employment related issues.She has a wealth of experience in both operational and commercial business delivery, which was initially gained within the catering industry. She worked as an Area Manager in the Restaurants and Private Health Care sectors, being responsible for business development within Gardner Merchant (now Sodexho), negotiating business renewal, being responsible for all aspects of employment for 200 employees and managing a budget of £6 million. Gill returned to full time education and graduated from University in 1996 with her CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development). She has since worked within the Public and Private sectors of various industries to gain her full membership status (MCIPD) and has recently been awarded her Fellowship (FCIPD). Gill has worked with the Thames Valley Police, along with a number of privately owned companies at Regional and National level before deciding to set up as a consultant and establish Black Dog HR Consultancy Ltd in 2006.

Her commercial and operational experience has provided her with an appreciation of the direct effects that advice given by Black Dog HR can have on a business.

Specialities
Gill is currently studying for her Legal Masters in Employment Law.

Outside of work Gill currently acts  as a Trustee on the Board of a local charity, she fund-raises for her local church and enjoys playing badminton, going to the gym and spending time with friends. She has previously held the post of Treasurer and Committee Member with her local Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

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Carole Moxon FCIPD

Human Resources Consultant

Biography

Carole’s extensive experience in Human Resources has been gained in global organisations in the oil, IT, electronics and industrial sectors (including Fujitsu-ICL, Schlumberger, 3M, Gulf Oil, Chevron Oil).

A totally committed HR professional, she is able to adapt and work with a diverse range of businesses and organisations through her understanding and empathy to their particular issues and needs, offering sound practical advice and solutions in line with their requirements.

Carole has extensive recruitment and selection skills and knowledge for all role levels and in particular, graduate recruitment, IT technical/professional roles, manufacturing roles including apprentices

Specialities
She is a trained psychometric tester and possesses the British Psychological Society Level A (Ability) and Level B Intermediate (Personality) Certificates of Competence in Occupational Testing. She is also an Affiliate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and holds membership of a number of business organisations.

For the past 5 years, Carole has been a voluntary Business Advisor for the Young Enterprise Programmes and has participated in other educational training programmes for students and young people.

Alan Berck-May
MA FCIPD

Human Resources Consultant

Biography

Alan is an accomplished HR professional with extensive international experience acquired in the construction, telecoms and manufacturing sectors.

He has developed a considerable reputation for handling complexity, successfully aligning employees and teams with changing strategic priorities and developing relevant & practical HR interventions.

His practical, straightforward and engaging style has enabled Alan develop excellent relationships with clients to build on his varied corporate experience.

Specialities
A qualified coach & facilitator, Alan is a subject matter expert in both reward & recognition and training & development.

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Richard Alton

CMIOSH MIIRSM Chartered Safety & Health Practitioner

Biography

Richard provides safety advice to various organisations either on long-term contracts or specific issues. These customers have varied from large multi-site operations through warehousing, manufacturing, mechanical and electrical site contracting to highly specialised organisations (F1).

Richard’s experience (initially as a Marine Engineer in the Merchant Navy, then later as a Safety Officer) has varied from ships engine rooms through offices, manufacturing workshops, warehousing, building facilities (inc security and fire) and colleges to mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and data installations and civil site works.

He has worked on numerous construction sites ranging from very large projects (e.g. Landrover – Solihull; BMW – Cowley etc) to smaller more specific installations (e.g. Gatwick Airport; Tower Bridge; Harrods).

His qualifications include; NEBOSH Diploma (Occupational Health and Safety) and he is a registered consultant with the OSHCR

Chartered Safety & Health Practitioner (to maintain this, continuous professional development and assessment is required ensuring chartered status is only held by professionals with current knowledge).

Specialities
Provision of Health & Safety Policies and Systems; Risk Assessments; Display Screen Assessments; CoSHH Assessments; Work Equipment Assessments; Fire Risk Assessments; Training, CDM Advisor (Principal Contractor), Safety Audits, Advice on Legislation and various other services specific to particular industries.

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Geoff Langston

Training and
Development Consultant

Biography

Geoff delivers executive coaching, training and development with a focus on customer service. His approach is to develop leaders, managers, teams and individuals through tailored programmes that are designed to change and embed positive behaviours and attitudes.

Geoff works with all levels of staff in the businesses from team members to senior directors.

He has delivered training interventions to a diverse range of private and public sector organisations including a Blue Chip energy provider; a FTSE 100 pharma company; and a private medical healthcare group.

Specialities
Geoff is a member of the Institute of Customer Service, a published author of articles on customer service, a qualified coach and an MBTI Step 1 and Step 2 Practitioner. He is also an NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Master Practitioner, hypnotherapist and an Assessor for Investors in People.