SPOTLIGHT ON A CAP BUSINESS CLUB MEMBER
Author - Jenny Duckworth
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SPOTLIGHT ON A CAP BUSINESS CLUB MEMBER.
YOUR NAME? - Jenny Duckworth
NAME OF YOUR BUSINESS? - Jam HR
WEBSITE ADDRESS? – www.jam-hr.com
WHAT DID YOU DO BEFORE YOUR CURRENT BUSINESS? – Head of HR and Resourcing at Bidvest Foodservice Group
WHAT MADE YOU START YOUR CURRENT BUSINESS? – My son (age 5 then) said to me at the end of his first term in Primary School that all his friends thought that he did not have a Mummy as she never dropped him off or picked him up from school L
WHAT ARE YOUR HOBBIES? – private piano teacher; organist at my local church; running
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE MOVIE? – The Shawshank Redemption
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE MEAL? – can’t answer – love French and Italian food especially (oh and Spanish and Mexican!)
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE UK HOLIDAY DESTINATION? – Little Haven/Broad Haven, Pembrokeshire
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE HOLIDAY DESTINATION ABROAD? – French Alps
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE TV PROGRAMME? – don’t really watch much TV but like crime dramas like The Fall, Hunted
YOUR FAVOURITE SONG? – no idea
WHAT DO YOU MOST ENJOY ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS? – helping small businesses become bigger businesses and keeping them legally compliant
IF YOU HAD A MAGIC WAND WHAT WOULD YOU CHANGE ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS? Multiply the £turnover by 10 and have offices in London, Manchester and Bristol, as well as in Newport and Chepstow!
WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN 5 YEARS TIME? The face and Client Director of Jam HR but having a professional HR and Recruitment team to do the hands-on HR work.
DO YOU HAVE ANY USEFUL TIPS OR IDEAS THAT YOU COULD SHARE WITH THE OTHER CAP MEMBERS? – Believe in yourself and just keep going…….!
HOW HAS CAP BUSINESS CLUBS HELPED YOU IN YOUR BUSINESS? – Only been a Member for 2 months and received some great leads and potential Clients from those in the group – thank you!
Thank you Jenny for spending some time answering these questions - it's greatly appreciated.
“An excellent HR generalist provider and first class provider of innovative and effective HR solutions to all businesses. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Jam HR since they are professional, commercially focused and innovative in approach.” - A.O.N – Partner, Legal.
“Jam HR has worked very successfully in re-defining and deploying robust recruitment. They created very clear supporting documentation which supported Managers across a national Company to manage recruitment to a consistent and high standard. A great Company to work with!” - J.M. – Director, Quality Systems
“I’ve worked alongside Jenny for over 10 years (she actually recruited me). I’ve always found Jenny to be an excellent HR professional that has supported, guided and educated and helped me develop personally and professionally. I have only optimistic predictions for her new roles trajectory.” - S.J. – National Account Manager, Distribution.
“Jenny is a commercially minded HR professional who works with the highest level of integrity and knowledge. She is able to apply effective HR solutions for any type of business and I would highly recommend her as a professional, pragmatic and personable HR consultant.” -
V.H Senior Consultant, Financial Services Technology
I contacted Jenny whom I met through 4Networking and asked for some advice for a family member who was about to undertake a series of pre-employment assessments prior to an interview. Jenny was extremely helpful and knowledgeable in the area in question and without doubt helped to provide peace of mind before the tests were sat. I am glad to have met Jenny and would not hesitate to recommend her services. - Andrew Long – Business Insurance Account Executive
I recently required Jenny's assistance with an employment contract. Jenny responded to my query quickly and I was very impressed with her knowledge and professionalism. Thank you. - Dr. Josh Lewis – Financial Advisor
Jenny has worked for me to update company contract and policies. Highly professional approach. Jam HR have kept us up to date with current legislation with her wealth of knowledge. Will definitely be contacting Jam HR for any future changes needed or advise with regards to employees or company policies in place. – Jenny Edwards – Book keeping and Payroll Services.