HR Services team expands at Doyle Clayton the UK's leading workplace law and advisory firm

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Posted on 29 Oct 2019

HR Services team expands at Doyle Clayton the UK's leading workplace law and advisory firm

Doyle Clayton, the UK’s specialist workplace law and advisory firm, has further strengthened its HR Services team with the arrival of Jonathan Duckworth as a Consulting HR Director. A Chartered Fellow of the CIPD with a Masters Degree in Industrial Relations, Jonathan is a judge of the HR Director of the Year Awards, an executive coach and a professional mentor. Previously HR Director for Harley-Davidson, Swim England, Jockey Club Racecourses and an international motor racing series backed by Ferrari, he developed and led the HR team at the Rugby Football Union and is the Independent HR Director for a County Football Association as well as a member of the Equality Working Group of a Premier League football club. 

A pioneer of evolving traditional HR into transformational people development, Jonathan has built high performing HR business partnering teams throughout his career and successfully delivered major change management projects for the NHS, RSPCA, English Heritage, Oxford University Press, the Royal Opera House and the Royal Albert Hall. 

Jonathan Duckworth said - 

“This is an especially exciting time to be part of such a forward looking professional services business. Becoming an employee ownership trust and expanding its specialist HR Services team at this time shows how Doyle Clayton’s reputation as an innovator and market leader is well founded and separates it out as an excellent HR business partner and an outstanding full service workplace advisory firm. 

HR that adds real and lasting value is about both what you do and how it is done. Whether its strategic advice or hands-on day to day assistance, the ability to seamlessly and comprehensively support, coach and help established HR teams through any change or challenge really sets us apart from the competition. The expertise and practical hands on experience of my fellow HR Consulting Directors is unmatched and working closely and in partnership with our employment lawyers, pensions, regulatory, immigration and other specialists at the firm ensures all of the proactive, pragmatic and responsive legal advice and workplace support that organisations need.”

Peter Doyle CEO comments - 

“I’m particularly pleased with Jonathan’s appointment and our strategy of developing and investing in our services will continue. Our transition to an employee ownership trust will ensure our ongoing independence and the experience that Jonathan brings will further strengthen our established HR Services team and our ability to provide a one-stop shop for all of our clients workplace law and advisory needs. In particular it also broadens our already successful sector focus to include real depth in the sports, leisure and hospitality sectors. We will continue to grow our HR Services team and the addition of further experienced Consulting – HR Directors is in the pipeline.”

To discuss our HR Services with Jonathan at any time, please call +44 (0)7939 173404 or email him at 

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