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About Tim Scott

Tim is an award-winning HR generalist and Chartered Fellow of the CIPD.

Tim is the founder of The Work Consultancy, specialising in HR advice and social media support.

Tim spent 20 years in HR roles across a variety of sectors, successfully leading People and OD teams to work with senior management teams and Boards to transform organisations’ people practices. He is also an experienced writer, blogger and speaker on work, social media and Human Resources. His aim is to help organisations find practical and real-world solutions to their people needs, providing pragmatic advice and support whilst retaining a focus on the “human” aspect of Human Resources.

He is the co-author of the popular 'Putting Social Media to Work' book series, and ebook 'HR, the practical guide;.

The best policies are honest

"The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy."

Article by 6 March 2014

Safety in Numbers

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) started a campaign called "Mythbusters" as a direct result of the constant criticism of their area of expertise and now maintains a web page which details some of the alleged Health & Safety issues they have resolved after being contacted by (no doubt astounded) members of the public. You really should go and have a look, there are some absolute crackers

Article by 10 February 2014