Testimonials

the Wyatt
People Matters was founded by Noreen Coyne who has vast experience and works with big, medium and small clients throughout Ireland. She is very approachable and has a no nonsense, practical way about doing business and does far more than just straight HR. Any issues Noreen completed for us have been done very professionally, on time and within budget.

Tom Murphy, Pamex


Our team recently attended a people management training course with Noreen and the feedback was great, everyone enjoyed the training and learned management skills that they apply on a daily basis. Noreen is very knowledgeable in people management and delivers fantastic training.

Rachel Davoren, General Manager, Charles Hughes Ltd

centra 2When a sensitive issue arose in our store, People Matters advised us on every step of the process to ensure it was resolved, carrying out a thorough investigation and paying great attention to detail while ensuring sensitivity and confidentiality to those involved. We would highly recommend People Matters as very knowledgeable, efficient and approachable in all aspects of investigations.
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Convenience Store, Midlands

Kav GroupNoreen worked as Head of HR for the Kavanagh Group for eight years over which time she embedded a culture of excellent service, professionalism and engagement through training, HR best practice and an absolute commitment to maximising business performance.

Noreens strong business sense and strategic ability combined with core HR and people development skills provide a holisitic approach to driving business performance through employee resources. Her knowledge and understanding of business strategy, maximising efficiency and how people contribute best to the success of the business are a valuable asset to any organisation.

Noel Kavanagh, Managing Director, Kavanagh Group

Musgrave logoNoreen has developed a strong suite of HR policies and structures to ensure Store Managers and owners are fully compliant with all relevant legislation and best practice, which is vital for any retail business. But where Noreen really excels is in engaging with people working in all levels of retail to ensure business plans are achieved and indeed exceeded.

I would recommend Noreen’s approach to any retailer who is serious about developing a customer-focussed culture in their business

Richard Lennon, Regional Manager, Musgrave Group

supervalu 2Noreen’s knowledge and expertise in HR has helped us implement a really effective "Performance Management" process in our store. This has empowered our department supervisors and managers with the skills to coach and develop their teams to perform at the highest levels.
This doesn't happen by accident; Noreen gave us the tools and the training to make this work for ourselves. This process has, over the years resulted in good people progressing up through the ranks to become great leaders.

John Page, Manager, Supervalu, Castlebar

supervalu 2People Matters represented our company in defending an Unfair Dismissal Claim at the WRC and from the outset ensured everything was covered. The submission compiled was comprehensive, accurate and very clear on all facts. The advice provided throughout the process and at the hearing demonstrated an indepth knowledge of the relevant legislation and led to a successful outcome on our behalf. We would highly recommend People Matters for WRC representations.

Retailer, North East

BreaffyHousePeople Matters facilitated a highly engaging Team building session for our Management team which provided a better understanding of all roles, enhanced communication and enabled greater teamwork towards a common goal.

HR Manager, Breaffy House Resort

Griffin Logo Noreen has the ability to roll out the business strategy throughout the organisation in a constructive and positive way through the use of a variety of engagement tools and techniques such as job maps and balanced scorecards, culminating in staff at all levels within the organisation having a greater sense of purpose and direction, which in turn will ultimately drive bottom line performance.

Paddy Reynolds, Finance Director, Griffin Retail Group

Truckscience Logo As a start-up company new to Ireland, People Matters put us at ease in respect of all HR compliance, devising clear policies and a professional Employee Handbook specific to Truckscience needs. People Matters also developed a bonus structure for our employees which aligned objectives to overall company strategy in a simple framework ensuring that rewards were clearly linked to performance.

Jens Helberg, Managing Director, Truckscience