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Starting life in 2014, LACE Partners was founded by Aaron Alburey and Cathy Acratopulo, who wanted to create a business that could provide a full-service consultancy for HR professionals. Having experienced life in large consultancy firms, Aaron and Cathy recognised that the function of HR transformation services needed a new approach to the delivery.

LACE Partners has evolved into a thriving business with an impressive track record of successful projects across a wide range of industries. This is made possible by our wealth of experienced practitioners who specialise in HR transformation, tech advisory, change and adoption, employee experience, people data and analytics, cloud migration and much more. You can find out about our services by visiting Our Services pages.

We are a business that prides itself on our ability to build long term relationships, not only with our clients and our delivery partners, but also with our network of LACE employees and associates who we affectionately refer to as ‘LACErs’. Here at LACE, we know that the success of our business is predicated on the relationships that we have with our people (both internally and externally) and so we hold some core values very close to us:

We’re passionate.

We are energised by working with people who share our passions and values for solving HR, people and change challenges.

We always act with care.

We take pride in the work we deliver for all stakeholders and want to succeed in the right way and with the right approach to our work.

We’re innovative.

We believe in being at the forefront of future thinking and ideas, including technology that empowers people, supported by research and partnerships with like-minded companies.

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Insights. Our latest thought leadership, including blogs, webinars, podcasts and videos.
Blog
What does acceptable attrition look like? 

What does acceptable attrition look like? 

In this week’s blog we hear from LACE Partners CEO and Co-Founder Aaron Alburey on a topic never far from the HR Director’s agenda: attrition. He shares trends over time and discusses how you can get balance right between retaining talent and corporate memory but also...

Podcast
Podcast number 100! Highlights from our series

Podcast number 100! Highlights from our series

Today marks our 100th podcast from our HR on the Offensive series! Listen in to hear from the team about which episodes we enjoyed the most, which ones we recommend and also some bloopers from behind the scenes... We've enjoyed the journey so far and have loved...

Blog
Unsung heroes? Challenges in the payroll industry

Unsung heroes? Challenges in the payroll industry

Our community of senior payroll professionals is growing and recently got our members together to talk about challenges facing the sector. It was a fascinating debate covering everything from the comparative benefits of global vs. local systems to the impact hybrid...