Katie PearsonSenior Holistic HR Adviser
Tel 0131 226 8220
Katie is a Senior Holistic HR Adviser in the Employment Team.
She is responsible for delivering Holistic HR which is a fixed fee unlimited advice service. This acts as an outsourced HR department for smaller companies, and gives added support to larger ones.
Katie is experienced in delivering straightforward and pragmatic HR solutions to growing businesses of various sizes. As the main outsourced HR and Employment Law adviser to around 80 companies on Holistic HR, she is always on-hand to support clients to make difficult employee conversations easier, provide guidance on best practice during employment procedures, and draft appropriate employment documentation such as staff handbooks, consultancy agreements, and employment contracts.
A HR Manager from one of our Holistic HR companies said 'Katie is very knowledgeable and professional and I always have complete confidence that she will consider and present all the options available to ensure the best outcome for the Company. She has a real understanding of some of the time pressures associated with dealing with people issues and as such, I find that the Holistic HR team are very responsive to my queries and are always readily available to offer advice.'
Katie graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Law and History having specialised in Employment, Anti-Discrimination and Social Welfare Law. Katie is additionally an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development after gaining her initial HR qualification last year. She will continue with her HR studies in later this year, when she will commence her Masters (part-time) in Human Resource Management.
Prior to joining MBM Commercial, Katie worked at IntoWork, a charity specialising in helping people with disabilities to find and retain employment. She also completed a Saltire Scholarship internship in the HR team at GE Oil and Gas, Aberdeen, and been an adviser to members of the public at Citizen’s Advice Direct.
Alongside work, Katie is a board member at the charity Partners in Advocacy where she uses her HR and Employment Law knowledge in an advisory capacity.
Katie enjoys travelling (anywhere sunny!), spending time with family and friends, and campaigning to help Syrian refugees.
To read more about her volunteering please follow this link.
Qualifications:Law and History degree from the University of Glasgow, CIPD Associate Qualified
Memberships:Chartered Institute of Professional Development Member