Our Team

We were founded in 2012 by our inspirational leader Nicky Jolley, who created the company with the aim of being the premier HR advisory in the North East.

Knowing that it takes a team to achieve our very best, Nicky has recruited and trained a fantastic team of HR experts and support staff who are here ready to serve your business.

Our founding philosophy is that you have a choice to either make people your biggest asset or your biggest liability; the choice is yours.

We passionately believe that the most successful organisations only become so by making their people their biggest asset.

We are committed to helping each and every single one of our clients to bring their people into the forefront of their strategy and allow them to flourish.

We have a multi-disciplinary team of HR experts with specialisms across the spectrum of HR matters.

Our steadfast aim is to become part of your team; working alongside you to provide a complete solution to all of your HR needs, all of the time.

You can read more about our team below:

Bertha –

Bertha is the newest member of the HR team! In the world of HR she knows you need to be fast and you need to be smart!

Bertha enjoy’s many trips out with the HR2day team so if you see her snap a picture and tag us on social media using the #BeepBeepBertha and you never know she might turn up at your office with a surprise.



Nicky Jolley – Managing Director 

Nicky has experience across a variety of sectors and business types. Nicky brings a unique blend of professional expertise which is delivered in a pragmatic and action focused way delivering quick, sustainable results.

Nicky had enjoyed a leading career in HR over the past two decades, including operating at the most senior levels in the oil and gas industry as well as a number or other private sector businesses. Nicky is CIPD qualified to Level 7 in HR and specialises in partnering with clients to create HR and people strategy which translated into profit.


Nicky holds a variety of professional qualifications in her field and is a Fellow of the CIPD.



Mark Jolley – Director  

Mark1Mark’s role is many and varied, ranging from strategic to staffing, suppliers to software, and everything in-between!

Well networked and with over 15 years’ experience in business, Mark relies upon his intimate knowledge of the business sector to drive our strategic development.

In addition to this strategic portfolio, Mark oversees our supplier relationships, software, and wider operational advancement and our financial affairs.


Academically, Mark is qualified to degree level through the University of Teesside – holding a BA (Hons) – in addition to a Personnel and Development Diploma, an HND in Personnel Management and wider financial qualifications.



Michelle Schollar – HR Business Partner

MichelleLeading our in-house team here at HR2day as one of our HR Business Partner’s, Michelle ensures our clients get the best possible service.


She looks after a number of our clients on an ongoing basis, so will be well known to many.


Maintaining our high standard of quality in a timely manner, Michelle is CIPD qualified to Level 5 and holds a number of other related qualifications.


Michelle is a highly valued member of our team and has worked for the Jolley family for over 10 years.


Jude Henderson – HR Business Partner

JudeJude is an experienced HR advisor with over 15 years of HR experience in both the Public and Private sectors.


A key addition to our team, Jude provides invaluable help, advice and support to our clients on all manner of HR matters.


Jude holds a CIPD Level 5 Diploma and is a qualified Learning and Development professional.


When not in the office Jude is a keen mountain biker and climber and regularly completes sporting events for local charities.


Charley Stockdale – HR Administrator

HR2D 2The cool, calm and collected team member, Charley is tasked with overseeing our operational and administrative output on a day-to-day basis.

In addition, Charley administers our operational output in respect of regular paperwork and electronic mail, including template and letters for our clients.

Charley also deals with the all-important paperwork and administration side of HR for our client projects.





Why Choose Us

We provide effective, personalised and tailor-made HR solutions.

We help busy business owners and managers to stay compliant with HR law, inspire their team, have HR problems solved and get the paperwork done for them.

We start by listening to you, to find out more about your present situation and, crucially, to discover your core objectives.

We will then present you with the options available and advise you of the most appropriate solution given your circumstances.

We will then help to you develop an implementation plan, focused on practical solutions that work in the real world.

We’ll then support this implementation, be that with you taking the lead or we can come in and deliver this alongside/ for you.

If you would like to see if we can help you, simply contact one of the team today. We'll be delighted to hear from you.

Get In Touch

We would be delighted to hear from you. Whatever your question, you can call us on 01325 288 299, drop us an email, connect with us on Facebook and Twitter or complete the below form….

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