Priory Consulting

Priory Consulting

David Gaines

Experienced Freelance HR and Training Consultant


Priory Consulting | David Gaines HR Consultancy in Fareham in HampshireDealing with the minefield that is Human Resources and Employment Law and getting the best from your business and workforce means that you need help from a highly motivated and goal orientated HR Consultant with excellent HR knowledge, training, consultancy and negotiation skills.

I am that person. I will work alongside you or your team and help you achieve the solution you require. I am very easy to get along with but totally professional in my associations and will provide exactly the support you require, at the time that you want it and at a price you can afford.

Make contact and talk to me to find out how I can help you and how I might save you money. A chat over a cup of coffee can actually result in a solution and save you even more money.


HR Consulting Services

Appraisal Systems
In order to be effective, Appraisal or Performance Management systems must be appropriate for the organisation. We can advise on various forms of appraisal, performance management and Development Dialogue.

Good communications are vital for better working relationships and for better business.

Employee Relations
We have extensive experience in employer and employee relations and can advise on negotiation techniques to ensure productive relationships.

Employment Law
Employers are faced with increasing complex levels of legislation. The need to ensure that systems and processes conform to legal requirements has never been more important. We can conduct HR audits and advise on procedural improvements.

Mentoring and Coaching
We are able to provide employee support through mentoring and executive coaching.

Recruitment and Retention
Finding and keeping the right people is a major challenge for todays’ businesses. We can help with all your recruitment needs and provide innovative and creative approaches to retention including work-life balance.

Worklife Balance
Being able to juggle work and personal life is important for many reasons. We are able to advise on diversity, systems and processes and can assist with working towards worklife balance accreditation.


About David Gaines

Experienced Freelance HR and Training Consultant

David Gaines HR Practitioner in Fareham Hampshire

David Gaines HR Practitioner in Fareham Hampshire

Highly motivated and goal orientated HR Practitioner with excellent training, consultancy and negotiation skills. Comprehensive and current knowledge of employment law and its practical application; excellent track record of change management, evaluating and meeting companies HR, training and workforce development needs and delivering a professional, quality service within budget. Innovative and experienced manager with strong leadership and motivational skills.

David has extensive experience in Personnel Management and Training and Development gained over a period in excess of 25 years. During that time he has been employed by a number of Government Departments and Agencies and latterly in the private sector.

David has experience of casework dealing with disciplinary matters including Employment Tribunal preparation and legal proceedings, setting up new systems, particularly succession planning and training and development, and dealing with the motivational issues of concern to staff. He has extensive experience of Industrial Relations and has negotiation experience with a number of major Trades Unions. He has been actively involved in the development and implementation of mentor schemes and providing training programmes for mentors.

David has presented his experiences at International and National Conferences and to the Work Foundation (previously known as the Industrial Society) as well as publishing in the professional press.


Get in touch

Thank you for your interest in David Gaines HR Consulting. For more information or to speak to us about how we can work alongside your business, please complete the contact form to send an email.

Alternatively, please call 07860 386054 for a free initial 30-minute consultation.