A human resources (HR) professional with more than 17 years’ experience has been promoted to the board of directors at Yorkshire estate agent, Dacre, Son & Hartley.
Rebecca Reeves has worked for Dacres for four years as its HR manager. Before that she worked in both the private and public sector for a range of businesses including Johnson and Johnson, Bupa and the Freight Transport Association.
Last year, she also became the compliance support manager at Dacres. Rebecca completed her CIPD qualification at Huddersfield University in 2010 and became a Chartered Member of the CIPD in 2012. Since then, she completed IOSH Safety for Directors and Executives in 2019 and IOSH Managing Safely in 2021.
Rebecca said: “I have overall responsibility for HR and Health and Safety across the firm, delivering people management and wider business improvement solutions that have a positive impact on business performance. I am incredibly passionate about the role I undertake at Dacres and enjoy supporting all 117 members of our team and working with them to develop their full potential.
“In the four years I have been with Dacres, I have thrived on every challenge put before me and I am incredibly grateful to be offered such a fantastic opportunity. Dacres is a thriving business, with a great team, that is committed to delivering great service to our clients.”
Patrick McCutcheon, head of residential at Dacre, Son & Hartley, said: “Since Rebecca joined us, she has focussed on change management initiatives, including recruitment and retention, policies and procedures, health and safety compliance, learning and development, and employee engagement strategies.
“Rebecca plays a very important part in our business and in her new role, she will ensure we focus on recruiting and retaining the best talent in Yorkshire, as well as supporting our team and board to achieve its commercial objectives.”