Bina Briggs

HR & Employment Law Expert

Plain Talking HR Ltd was born in 2009, and after a fruitful 8-year business partnership, I’m flying solo as Director of the company. Our clients tell me that they like the warm and human approach to HR that I and my team portray together with our passion and enthusiasm.

Cheryl Luzet

SEO Expert

Cheryl Luzet started her career in the travel industry managing digital projects. She also worked in the NHS and publishing before setting up Wagada in 2011 as an SEO consultant. This was a great time to be offering high quality search engine optimisation as Google had brought in changes which brought quality to the forefront. The company grew and Cheryl recruited a team of specialists which allowed the business to become a full service digital marketing agency offering both on and offline marketing.

Jennie Bayliss

Office Support Expert

Hello, I’m Jennie Bayliss and I am a specialist in transformation, innovation, administration and outsourcing, I have 20 years’ experience across different industries and sectors improving the systems and processes that allow people to recognise what they’re good at, operate effectively and delegate where necessary. Outsourcing and teamwork are two of my passions and I believe by appreciating the benefits of outsourcing, as well as the value of people who want to be part of your team, you will always reach full potential. Goals can’t be achieved without the support of others, and teams come in all shapes and sizes.

Lisa McCallum

Travel Expert

Hi, I’m Lisa, a mum to two young boys 8 & 5.  As a Personal Travel Expert, I’m here to make planning your next holiday stress-free and easy. Whether a customer knows exactly what you want or need some travel inspiration, I use my knowledge and expertise to create a bespoke holiday they’ll love

Marina Gask

Press & Copywriting Expert

Marina Gask has been a self-employed for 12 years as a journalist, blogger, press consultant and copywriter. A BSME award-winning editor of teen mag Sugar, she also edited More! and Top Sante and held senior positions at Glamour, SHE and Cosmopolitan. Her free-lance journalism portfolio includes writing for glossies, broadsheets and digital platforms, visiting journalism tutor at Goldsmiths University and writing three books for teenagers, published by Piccadilly Press. Marina also helps businesses with web content, blogs, press strategy and business books. Last year Marina co-launched Audrey Online, a digital platform for Generation Restart, midlife women who want or need to self reinvent and give their lives a reboot.

In memory of David Jessop

Life Coach Expert

In memory of our Founding Resident Expert, David Jessop.

Sadly, Dave passed away on 30th March 2019. Dave was such a huge part of our company, with us from the start, that we have decided to continue to share his contribution to the world on our site. We hope you are able to take some comfort from his words and his advice – he truly was an awesome coach and we can all take something away from what he shares with us here.