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

Snap logoPeople Matters enabled a better understanding of the SNAP Mayo business through a team building session engaging all employees in SNAP Mayo objectives, devising our Mission and Values and clarifying roles and objectives

Sarah Flood, Owner, SNAP Mayo

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

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

the WyattBest practice HR can be more challenging with the working hours and seasonal nature of the hotel business and Noreen has provided us with first class HR expertise in all aspects of employment law, guiding us through NERA audits and resolving employee related challenges in a practical, flexible way

Barney Clarke, General Manager, Wyatt Hotel

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

MchalePeople Matters devised and facilitated a specific Health & Safety Awareness programme across the organisation in a short time frame which was a huge help to us. Noreen has been a great resource with HR queries, in preparing training and is always there when needed.

Brian Moran, Finance Director, McHale Engineering

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

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

cbe logoPeople Matters provide thorough and practical advice on HR best practice and employment legislation in addition to excellent Management training. The approach taken by Noreen to the training was professional yet engaging which was hugely beneficial for our Management team..

Dominic Feeney, MD, CBE Group