Corrine Blake

Head of People and Culture, Leadership Team, Quill

As the Head of People and Culture, Corrine is a senior HR professional with 10+ years’ strategic and operational experience who has successfully led and executed improvement initiatives in all areas of human resources such as leadership coaching, strategy and organisational design, talent and performance management, change management and recruitment.

She actively champions our ethos of “you look after Quill, and Quill looks after you” amongst employees and believes in working together to build a partnership that maximises business / individual performance.

Corrine serves as a key point of contact for all HR and people-related queries and her responsibilities are to ensure that our company’s up to date and compliant with all the latest HR and H&S-related legislation. Corrine provides advice to staff and senior leaders throughout our regional offices so that best practice is adhered to on a company-wide basis. She also manages and oversees the recruitment for all vacant positions within Quill.

Corrine contributes to both the HR and overall corporate strategy and helps drive the business forward in order to improve overall performance, staff satisfaction, employee retention as well as results in external accreditations such as Best Companies and recommendation from The Law Society.

In light of the pandemic, Corrine’s job role has expanded to also focus on all manner of vital health and safety assessments. Not only has Corrine introduced safe working practices across our physical and home offices to help keep us safe, but she is also a mental health first aider dedicated to supporting employee wellbeing.

As our company’s committed to training and developing each and every one of our valued employees, it’s part of Corrine’s role to ensure that managers have the necessary skills and resources to provide continual professional development opportunities and ongoing progress reviews to their teams.

A few years ago, Corrine relocated from London to Manchester and still enjoys exploring the North! Corrine does try to get back down to London on a regular basis, or enjoys entertaining and showing Southern friends and family around the North when they reciprocate visits. She is a proud mum of two.

Get in touch with Corrine by email or phone 0161 236 2910.