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25.10.2018

Engaged HR support for Move On

Lynn with the Lord Provost of Edinburgh receiving a volunteer award

Move On, a charity in Inspiring Scotland’s 14:19 and intandem funds, has been working with pro bono volunteer and HR expert Lynn Reid over an extended period of time to look at some ongoing staffing and organisational challenges. Lynn has been able to commit time to the project thanks to the flexible working approach and corporate social responsibility of her employer, Trig Avionics.

Lynn worked closely with John Hinton, Move On’s Executive Director, to help him establish HR procedures which reflect the charity’s compassionate and caring ethos. Lynn also helped him devise an away day for Move On’s board and staff which she was able to facilitate.

John said:

“Lynn has been a fantastic source of advice, counsel and ideas. The away day was a great success, with excellent participation from all involved and importantly a number of clear workstreams and actions arising from the event.”

Staff were encouraged to sign up to working on particular actions in working groups and there was a high take up rate. A number of HR issues remain to be addressed and Lynn is continuing to support Move On with the benefit of her experience and expertise.

Lynn said:

“Thanks to the time and commitment I’ve had from Trig Avionics, I have been delighted to work with many progressive and amazing organisations like Move On; giving HR advice and guidance to support the great work that they do in our communities and for their clients. I am grateful to Inspiring Scotland for giving me the opportunity to work with their charities and social enterprises where my contribution has been truly valued. I have learned so much and have been inspired and humbled by the dedication and talent of people working in this sector and in organisations like Move On. “

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