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Diana Collins

Associate HR Consultant

diana@practical-hr.co.uk

Diana is a CIPD qualified HR professional and has gained her extensive experience through a progressive career within the insurance and financial services industry gained over 35 years. Diana passionately believes in people being at the heart of any successful business and the importance of focusing time and resource for true engagement and return on investment. A huge advocate of “grasping the nettle”, this underpins Diana’s approach to resolving HR challenges. Diana is naturally accustomed to compliance and regulation from her insurance background and recognises the business benefits of strong governance and best practice, particularly around employment legislation and data protection. Diana has supported local business with GDPR across the HR function, including internal audits, data registers, privacy notices and policy documentation. Diana is a huge advocate of business networking and is currently chairperson of an independent business networking group, Southend Peers which focuses not just on business generation and building relationships but also giving back to the local community through charitable fundraising and support of events in the local area.