Member Since: 4th May 2006
Safia Boot MSc FCIPD – Founder of Respect at Work Limited. Operating as Workplace Investigator, Mediator, HR Consultant, Trainer, Coach/Mentor, Employee Relations and Diversity/Inclusion Specialist
I have a strong generalist HR background as well as significant experience in Employee Relations and Diversity/Inclusion. I am a serving as an ET Panel Member, National CIPD Disciplinary Chair, CIPD Chair for the successful Milton Keynes Group providing professional development for 1200 HR professionals. I am a skilled Workplace investigator/hearing manager and trusted advisor in complex discrimination/ER cases, helping organisations avoid expensive disputes. I have worked extensively in the public and private sector (e.g. Sony, Matthew Hall Engineering, Data Sciences/Thorn EMI). My clients have included various blue chip organisations such as Red Bull, Barclaycard, GSK, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals (nor part of Pfizer), Cisco, Thomson Reuters, Verizon, etc. I also have significant public sector experience with various government departments, NHS Trusts, Birmingham City Council and various SME businesses. I am commercially focused and value driven HR professional.