In the News
We’re proud to be a voice in the HR transformation, technology and consultancy space. Read where we’ve been featured across external publications and press.
In the October edition of the HR Director magazine Julian Holmes from our team was asked to write a piece which looked at ‘transformation debt’ that so many businesses come across.
The recent announcement by the ICO on the dangers of companies monitoring their employees without reasonable justification were featured on the People Management website and Cathy Acratopulo was asked to comment on behalf of LACE Partners.
Cathy Acratopulo, co-managing director at LACE Partners, is featured on Management Today, offering tips for making return-to-the-office edicts more palatable to employees.
Ed Sparkes, director at LACE Partners, contributes to an exciting discussion about gamification and how game-like mechanics are becoming increasingly part of HR functions.
in August we were asked to comment on the impact of ‘returnships’ for over-50s in an article written for People Management online magazine.
Tim from our team was quoted, which you can read here.
In August Debbie Mitchell was asked to comment on a story based on whether businesses will follow the trend of having ‘blackout’ Friday’s.
In August HR Magazine asked Chris Kirby from LACE Partners to comment on HR professionals and their management of money, following research conducted relating to financial wellbeing.
In this article for HRD, LACE’s Director Ed Sparks uses three diverse case studies to emphasise the significance of change management and how it is often overlooked by business leaders.
In July The HR World publication ran some social media activity to promote our People and Workforce Analytics whitepaper.
On HRreview this month, Cathy Acratopulo, Co-Managing Director at LACE, shares her views on the animated debate around mandatory return to the office and the pros and cons for organisations and employees.
Debbie from our team was asked to comment on why many HR leaders do not think their HRBPs are ready to step in to the future requirements of the evolving HRBP role.
Julian Holmes of LACE Partners is featured on HR Zone with an article that highlights the importance of people data and analytics
In May Chris Kirby from our team was asked to comment on pay equity gaps, featured in HR Magazine.
LACE Partners was featured in The Guardian as one of the top ‘Great Places to Work’ at the 2023 Awards. We are delighted to have moved from position 29 to 23 in the UK’s ‘small companies’ category!
See the full list here
LACE Partners was featured in The Telegraph as one of the top ‘Great Places to Work’ at the 2023 Awards. We are delighted to have moved from position 29 to 23 in the UK’s ‘small companies’ category!
See the full list here
In April we were asked to comment on why organisational change is required to support the digital workforce of the future.
March saw our first piece of coverage on Medium, an online platform for writers to share their experiences. Tim Ringo from our team was featured talking about why HR should be at the forefront of making strategic business decisions in the boardroom.
In March David from our team was asked to contribute to a supplement on skills for the future, for HR Magazine.
In March we were delighted to be featured as one of the top 10 HR podcasts to listen to by the ‘in a hurry’ by HR Technology Advice website.
In the article ‘Tactical vs strategic HR: How HR software helps both’ published by People XCD, one of our Directors, Tim Ringo, commented on how important it is for HR to adopt both a strategic and tactical approach.
In February one of our Directors – Tim Ringo – was featured in a Worklife article about protirement and ageism
We have recently added Julian Holmes to our senior leadership team. Click here to read an artickes on how he will help the LACE execute a number of keystone plans.
In February we were asked to comment on an article written by HR Grapevine on the volume of statistical people data that is collected.
If you’d like to read the article you can do so here.
Our announcement of private equity funding via Mobeus was announced on Consultancy UK in January.
The announcement that LACE Partners had secured funding from private equity business Mobeus saw us be featured across a number of different news outlets, including All Posts News, Business in the News, Daily Business Now news, Employer News, Need to see it News, Small Business News and UK Business News.
In January David Pacifico was asked to be a panellist on a webinar hosted by HR Magazine which looked at how organisations can ensure that their people are engaged with the engagement tools they used. David was joined by specialists from CultureAmp, as well as the HR Director from the Morson Group.
The beginning of the new year saw us featured once again on the Worklife website, as they ran an article looking at how CHROs are increasingly looked at as the types of professionals who could step in to a CEO role. Tim Ringo from our team was asked to comment and give his thoughts.
We have recently added Tim Ringo, David Pacifico and Dawn Goodhall to our senior leadership team. Click here to read an article on what skills and knowledge they’ll bring moving foward.
In November our Executive Director Emma Leonis-Hughes was featured in HR Magazine discussing smoke and mirrors….
“The need to properly utilise data to identify what needs to change has become more urgent and it has been made clear that it is more logical for HR to take the lead in data collation and analysis, in order to identify the challenges that need to be overcome for successful transformation. Until the recent seismic changes, workforce transformation was focused on digitalisation, while employees became accustomed to an ad hoc approach to change, with new systems bolted onto old”
In October we made headlines across five syndicated publications for our latest ‘One Big Thing’ research. We were featured in Employer News, Business in the News, HR Pathfinder Club as well as UK Business News, which you can find the link for below.
In October we were featured by worklife in their article ‘Amid economic turmoil, HR budgets are under threat’. Debbie Mitchell from our team reminded HR teams to return to basics for recession proof engagement.
In August one of our Directors – Chris Horton – was featured in an article looking at data-led people decision making in HRO Today.
In August we were asked for our thoughts on the current trend of ‘quiet quitting’. Our Managing Director and Co-Founder Cathy Acratopulo was quoted.
Following the launch of our HR Shared Services Trends Report we were featured in Employer News, underlining how continuous improvement reminds HR’s Achilles heel.
In July our Senior Manager Liz Bailey was quoted in an article on what it takes to be an authentic leader, featured on the Employee Benefits website.
In June we were featured as one of the UK’s 35 consultancies that has obtained their Great Place to Work accreditation, on the Consultancy.UK website.
In May our Co-Founder Aaron Alburey was asked to give his thoughts on how HR gets better buy-in from stakeholders, on the online version of Unleash’s news website.
April’s edition of the HR Director magazine saw our Executive Client Director Max Bailey featured discussing the importance of getting your data organised and effective before embarking on any digital transformation.
In the Thursday 28th April edition of The Guardian LACE Partners was featured as one of the top ‘Great Places to Work’. We are delighted to be ranked within the top 30 of all small companies in the UK!
On Saturday 30th April LACE Partners was again featured as one of the top ‘Great Places to Work’ in the Telegraph. We are delighted to be ranked within the top 30 of all small companies in the UK!
In February 2022 our Co-Founder Cathy Acratopulo was featured online and in print in the HR Director Magzine, where she talked about the balance of hybrid working, wellbeing and what businsses need to focus on when it comes to attraction and retention. Read the article here.
In October 2021 Max Bailey from our team was asked to comment on budgeting in a post COVID world. You can read his comments in the article here.
In October 2021 we were asked by People Management magazine to provide our thoughts on the HR tech that will be needed under hybrid working post pandemic. Aaron was asked for his thoughts, which you can read here.
In September 2021 our Co-Founder Aaron Alburey was featured on the Unleash website, with his article discussing how to manage data for an effective Cloud Management Strategy. Read the article here.
In September our Co-Founder Aaron was featured in HRZone talking about making your business case for your HR Cloud strategy and readiness. Read the article here.
In September Aaron Alburey was featured online on Wired in an article talking about boomerang employees returning back to previous businesses they have worked for. Read the article here.
In August our Co-Founder Aaron Alburey was featured in the digital and online version of The HR Director Magazine, with his two page feature looking at organisation design in the new era we live in. Read the article here.
In August 2021 new members of our recently formed Leadership Team were featured in Consultancy UK, as we continue to grow to support our clients with senior experienced HR practitioners. Read the article here.
Our June 2021 article on the impact of the pandemic on HR teams was also featured on HR Grapevine’s website. Read the article here.
In June 2021 we were featured across a number of different media articles including Employer News, UK Business News, SME Business News, UK News Latest, HRD Pathfinder News and AllPosts, following some research we conducted looking at whether HR Directors and senior HR professionals are experiencing burnout. Read the Employer News article here.
Our survey in June 2021 on the impact of the pandemic on HR Directors and their teams was featured online on HR Magazine’s website. To find out more about how HR Directors and CPOs are potentially facing burnout, read the article here.
In June 2021 our article on the impact of the pandemic on senior HR professionals was featured in The HRDirector Magazine. Read the article here.
Our June 2021 survey on the burnout that HRDs are facing was featuring in HRreview. If you would like to read the article you can do so here.
In May 2021 our Managing Director and Co-Founder Aaron Alburey was asked to give some insight in to the global challenges HR teams face when they are looking at the payroll landscape. Read the article featured online for Unleash here.
In May 2021 Liz Sanders from LACE Partners was quoted in D&I Leaders online portal, on the importance of ‘belonging’ and how that impacts people’s working life. You can read the article here.
In May 2021 Aaron Alburey was quoted in an article within Employer News, which was also featured in the HRDirector magazine, looking at offices downsizing their office space. Click here to read the article.
In May 2021 Aaron Alburey was quoted in an article within the HRDirector Magazine about businesses downsizing their office space in the post-pandemic era. This joint piece was also written with our partners Applaud. Click here to read the article.
In February 2021 Consultancy UK ran a feature on some of the HR trends our team had predicted for 2021. Click here to read the article and see what trends were predicted.
In April 2021 we were asked to comment on how the COVID-19 pandemic has re-enforced the importance of HR and our Co-Founder and Managing Director Cathy Acratopulo was quoted in HRO today. Read the whole article today.
In January 2021 LACE Partners were featured on Consultancy.uk after announcing that former Accenture Managing Director for HR Transformation Liz Sanders was joining the team. The Article also highlighted a 2021 HR trends piece that LACE Partners wrote. Click here to view the full article and announcement.
In May 2020 we were featured on the online version of The HRDirector. The piece is from Cathy and looked at one of the startling stats from a recent LACE webinar – that 89% of HR professionals suggested that they had no plan, or were still developing a plan, for the transition back to ‘business as usual’ following the global pandemic. Click here to view the full article.
In March 2020 Emma Leonis from LACE Partners was featured in an article assessing what process mining is and how it is finding its way into the vocabulary of HR Teams. Click here to see the full article.
In April 2020 we were featured in an online HR Magazine article looking at how HR can help to support and step up when a leader of an organisation has been suddenly stopped from performing their duty (like Boris Johnson during the Covid-19 global pandemic, in which he contracted the virus). Click here to view the full article.
In June 2019 LACE Partners launched its white paper ‘HR on the Offensive’ and in the July edition of HR Magazine we were featured with an overview of the findings from the report. Click here to view the article
In July, following the launch of ‘HR on the Offensive’, HR Grapevine ran an overview of the findings of the whitepaper in their online news section. Click here to see the article.
In August 2019 our Co-Founder Aaron Alburey was featured in ERP Today magazine online and in print, providing readers with insight on what to look for when shopping for new technology for their business. Click here to see the article.
In April 2019 our Co-Founder Aaron Alburey was interviewed in an article about choosing the right tech selection. You can find a copy of the interview in the hard copy version of April 2019’s People Management magazine.
In August 2019 the ‘HR on the Offensive’ whitepaper was featured in Consultancy UK as an online article, with the focus on what HR leaders can do to ‘up their game’. Click here to see the article.
Our Co-Founder Aaron Alburey was featured in the October 2019 edition of HR Magazine, in a tech supplement, with the article entitled ‘Building Blocks’.
Aaron Alburey was featured in September’s People Management magazine – in hard copy print – for advice on what HR professionals need to think of when selecting a chat bot partner.
When our Marketing Director Chris joined the business in July, Consultancy UK ran a piece which quoted Chris and Co-Founder Aaron Alburey, as part of LACE Partners growth strategy in 2019. Click here to see the article.