About Abbey Consultants

We want to save you valuable time and energy by:

  • Advising on your own Workplace Concerns
  • Managing your Human Resource issues
  • Easing your Administrative and Legal burden to allow you to concentrate on your priorities.

Annette has considerable knowledge in her field and has small to medium size business experience within many sectors including Engineering, Advanced Technology, Manufacturing, Legal, Local Authority, Leisure and Charities.

Her diverse experience and knowledge covers all aspects of Human Resources and Health and Safety, from day to day employee relations and change management, to systems analysis and improvement through to mergers and acquisitions

Annette Walker



We need to restructure! What do we do?

My challenge: Professionally manage a Company restructure project and redundancy process.

• Liaised and advised the management teams and legal advisors.
• Co-ordinated and manage all communications between the teams and employees. Ensure employees are fully informed at each stage of the process.
• Created and distributed all employee documentation including settlement agreements, where applicable.
• Managed and documented all proceedings.
• Co-ordinated job hunting associations. Conducted one to one CV advice sessions.

✓ Success criteria – No subsequent employee relation issues, actions or litigation.

The company needs a new team in a new location!

My Challenge: Manage the implementation of a new entity in Ireland, employ a new team and all the relevant external administrative bodies.

• Managed the recruitment of new teams: liaised with agencies and networking media, co-ordinated and joined interview panel. Conducted employee inductions.
• Sourced payroll and benefit providers, negotiated terms and conditions with payroll, health care and pension providers. Managed employee benefit meetings and communications for new employees and providers. Monitored and reviewed benefit services.

✓ Success criteria – a fully operational service team in Southern Ireland.