Alison Burge - Company Director and HR Systems Project Manager
Alison runs Seren Fire and Security Solutions with her husband, a small business they set up 5 years ago. She’s responsible for all of the office activities including finance, HR and IT. Alongside running the business, she works part-time on a consulting basis, project managing the implementation of HR/Payroll systems for large organisations. Alison’s early career was in finance; she is a qualified accountant and also worked as an accountancy lecturer. Alison spent many years working for Tesco and one of her roles there involved payroll and benefits which led to an interest in HR. She completed her CIPD qualifications and then followed an HR career path including opportunities working in India and California.
Alison is married with two teenage stepsons and a rescue dog called Molly. Outside of work, Alison can often be found at dog training with Molly, singing in a large choir (which she is also the Treasurer of) and travelling.
Alison has experience in:
- Setting up and running a new business
- Consulting work
- International work
- Project Management
- People Management and development
- Interview techniques
- Job applications and CV writing
- Presentation and communication skills