Hi, I am Kazim Ladimeji, the Director of thecareercafe.co.uk; thecareercafe.co.uk is a resource for start-ups, small business. It includes a blog with career advice and small business advice articles. I also sell employment policies. I provide virtual or on-site HR consultancy to businesses in the London and M4 area, including Bristol, Swindon, Cheltenham, Oxford and Reading.
I am a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development or CIPD. The CIPD is Europe's largest HR and development professional body. As an internationally recognised brand with over 135,000 members across 120 countries, the CIPD supports and develops those responsible for the management and development of people within organisations.
running most or all of the HR function in a small organisation
leading or supporting a team in a larger concern
delivering consultancy services
working as a generalist HR professional
specialising in one or more areas of HR, such as learning and development
handling HR for organisations in a UK or international context.
I have been a practising HR professional for 14 years, working within several start-ups and rapidly growing small business environments, so I am experienced in supporting businesses as they go through this journey of expansion and discovery.
I have also worked for more well known organizations such as The Nielsen Company where I served as HR Manager EMEA servicing offices in the UK, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Italy and France.
I have also worked for Research Councils UK Shared Services Centre as a HR Advisor. I was providng HR support as the RCUK moved to a shared services infrastructure. I provided specific HR support to the procurement division.
All my employment policies and advice articles (where relevant) are produced in accordance with the ACAS code of practice. When consulting and providing HR services, I operate according to the ACAS code when it comes to employment law.
VP Marketing, Nielsen. “Kaz was a great source of wise counsel and support at Nielsen when I was running a large, varied and geographically separated team. I'd definetely recommend him...
Director of Analytics, Nielsen "“I worked closely with Kazim over four years and in that time he provided me with invaluable advice on all aspects of HR including recruitment and employee..."
Strategy Director, Wafi International "Having Kazim in your team, your consultant or your mentor is a real advantage. Kazim has a broad vision on what Human Capital really is. He is updated, business oriented and strategic.
For me, Kazim is The-Go-To-Professional in HC..."