Victoria Slater

Victoria is a HR Consultant in our HR team and works alongside the Employment and Immigration team.

Victoria is CIPD accredited with over 15 years’ experience in HR, having worked in-house in manager and business partner roles within a range of sectors including retail, logistics, call centre, manufacturing, utilities and media. She advises on all areas of HR with a particular focus on supporting employers across the full spectrum of ER issues, including disciplinary, grievance, sickness absence and other complex scenarios.

Victoria has extensive experience in HR policy development, HR related training and supporting organisational change.

Victoria is passionate about sharing knowledge and good practice and specialises in coaching line managers though resolving their employee related challenges.

  • Providing HR advice and guidance to line managers across the full spectrum of ER issues, including dismissals, grievance/appeals and other complex scenarios.
  • Coaching and supporting managers through people management, including commercially sensitive situations and how to handle difficult conversations.
  • Advising on managing sickness absence including, short term and long term absences.
  • Dealing with complex mental health cases.
  • Human resources
  • Performance management
  • Discipline and grievance
  • Investigations
  • Organisational change
  • Managing absence
  • Equality and diversity
  • HR training

Career

  • HR Consultant, Capital Law Limited (Jan 2020 – present)
  • Senior HR Advisor, AdviserPlus (Nov 2015 – Jan 2020)
  • HR Business Partner, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water (Feb 2014 – Oct 2015)
  • Head of Human Resources, Afonwen Laundry Limited (Jul 2013 – Jan 2014)
  • HR Officer, Peacocks (Mar 2004 – Aug 2012)

Education

  • The University of Glamorgan: Human Resources Management, MSc (2007)
  • British Psychological Society: Certificate of competence in Occupational Testing, Level A (2002)
  • University of Glamorgan: Post Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurial Practice (2001)
  • University of Plymouth: Psychology, BSc (2000)

Memberships / Trustee Positions

  • Associate of the Charted Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

Languages

  • Welsh