Peter Fitzsimmons has been working in Employee Relations, Human Resources and Training since 1979. Since 1988 he has worked as an HR & Training Consultant both in the private and public sectors and SME organizations in the UK and, all over the world.
He is experienced at working with Board members and senior personnel. He also has had considerable experience in Strategic Business Planning processes ensuring that the people issues within a plan are fully integrated and addressed to deliver company goals.
His work results in organizations world-wide having high quality Human Resources & employee Relations practices managed in a professional and legal manner – supported with Policies & Procedures - which support the organization to manage its people issues in a way that benefits both employees and the organization.
Peter has prepared and delivered very successfully a very wide range of training programmes & seminars in HR, Employee Relations, People Management Skills, Team Building skills, & Business Management skills, as well as other areas for employees from Board level down, senior managers, managers & employees.
His work has included spending a few years working as a Consultant for an American multinational in Washington D.C, Australia, Reading and the Hague addressing several human resources issues, upgrading their Performance Appraisal and Recruitment processes and documentation, and running a number of people Management and HR related seminars. In addition, he has undertaken ‘specialist sensitive reports’ for the President.
He regularly deals with UK employment Law, advising clients on matters.
He has conducted many recruitment programmes for overseas & UK organizations, the largest managing a team of ten recruiting several hundred employees into bank’s new call centres.
He regularly audits world-wide HR and Training departments for both effectiveness and legal compliance, preparing and implementing strategies for change.
Peter also addresses performance management issues for clients. He has undertaken a major review of Performance Management within the Civil Service in Kazakhstan on behalf of the E.C. and many other government & private organizations
He has been on a regular basis involved in drawing up world-wide HR Policies, and Procedures, Disciplinary & Grievance documentation, employee handbooks, Contracts and other statutory documentation - which are essential to ensure compliance with employment law requirements, and which can assist in avoiding Employment Tribunal situations. Peter regularly conducts confidential investigations and prepares reports for companies on sensitive issues.