Clients and Testimonials

We take immense pride in the testimonials received from our clients

We’re delighted to share some of the feedback gathered from our clients.

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“Verditer are an incredible partner, providing strategic, and relevant market insight and tailored solutions that were right for our business and culture. I particularly valued how Sam gets gets to the heart of the issue, keeping advice simple and pragmatic, not an easy job in the Reward domain.”

Ruth Smyth, MD – People and Culture

“We engaged Verditer to provide strategic reward support. With Sam and Julia you receive a bespoke service and don’t feel part of a bigger machine or standard solution. They took the time to really get to know us and understand our issues and culture. Their consultation process with senior stakeholders enabled individual perspectives to be fully explored.”

Laura Bell, Senior Reward Manager

“Verditer has supported our gender pay analysis, narrative, and action planning for a number of years. They understand our industry and bring much valued insights. Our gender pay work is complex but we have faith and confidence in their safe hands. A critical partnership and pleasure to work with.”

Tracy McMullen, Global Head of Reward

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“Thank you for the accessible Gender Pay Gap Report and insightful Workshop. The real value add is the thoughtful long-term recommendations. You helped shape our narrative, identify some critical actions, and given us some great ideas going forward.”

Victoria May, Reward Manager

“Brunel appointed Verditer to help with our gender pay gap report, consider the implications of our results, and prepare our narrative. The quality of the report is strong, particularly as Verditer took time to understand our work to celebrate and improve diversity and inclusivity.”

Gemma Bailey, Deputy Director of Human Resources

“Our new career wheel, with clear levels and factors gives us a framework for decision making and more equity around reward, while allowing us to empower managers and retain the agility needed in our business.”

Jo Gallagher, People Partner

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“Developing a pay strategy for our expansion into Ireland required external expertise. Given my previous experience, Verditer was the obvious choice. The comprehensive presentation was well received. It gave us what we asked for and as ever was extremely well put together and professional.”

Margaret Mitchell, Head of HR

“As a trusted partner, Verditer are small enough to provide a personal touch, yet have a team of experts to call upon. Sam is calm and confident and has a wealth of knowledge, This has been transformational for HR and we now have a solid reward structure that will support the organisation as it grows.”

Janet Reilly, Director of People & Culture

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“It has been genuinely great working with Verditer on our gender pay gap report. They simplified the process for us from start to finish, from processing the data, producing our report and helping us analyse and communicate our data. They were helpful and supportive throughout.”

Sarah Hughes, HR Manager

“We reviewed variable reward at Helsinn. The team was able to provide insights, while still adjusting to the Company needs and culture. Verditer’s smart approach was creative but at the same time always actionable for us; in a nutshell: it was a perfect fit.”

Cristina Marenzi, Head of Group Human Resources

“Verditer advised us on a rewards strategy that balanced employee needs and expectations with those of our business. Their experience, research and guidance helped us craft solutions that were well received. This would have been a trickier task without the patience, persistence, and expertise.”

Martin Osler, Chief People Officer

“I would highly recommend Verditer. They did a great job of sourcing pay data across Europe. This is my second time working with Sam and I always feel reassured with her professionalism and ability to address questions which naturally arise when undertaking a compensation review.”

Harpinder Collacott, Executive Director Europe

“We worked with Verditer to create a reward strategy. From the outset, they spent time to truly understand our brief, listen to our requirements and work out what was right for us. They provided appropriate intervention and challenge but importantly let us come up with the answers.”

Imelda Galvin, COO

“We’re proud to offer our people an approach to fair pay that reflects their growth, contribution and performance. Everyone understands how decisions are made, and our structured levelling framework provides clarity on how to progress their careers. Thank you for all your hard work, guidance and support throughout this project. “

Victoria Pounder, Head of HR

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“We’ve had great feedback on the bonus review. Verditer’s help in scoping what is feasible for a cash-based LTIP meant we could explore the options, have confidence in our decision, and means we have what we need to go forward.”

Kay Lejeune, Director of People and Culture

“We searched a long time for the right consultants to support our European sales bonus review. Verditer has very much impressed us and exceeded our expectations. Their work has been the catalyst to a robust and competitive approach to sales reward. We would choose Verditer again at any time.”

Rupert Kammerich, Commercial Director

“Verditer’s Remco coaching has been superb. As a new Remco chair, I’ve found Sam and Julia’s guidance invaluable. They not only shared their extensive expertise and insights into good practice but tailored this to my sector and helped me think through how this applied in my organisation”

Sharon Darcy, Chair of the Remuneration Committee

“We engaged Verditer to review our benefits and recognition. They held employee focus groups, proposed a series of principles going forward, and made specific recommendations for change. Their insights have helped us enhance our approach, and given us a framework to check back on.”

Eleanor Tanner, Director of People

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“We used Verditer to introduce a new reward strategy, including a bonus scheme and pay benchmarking. The team were insightful, commercial and really ‘got us’, creating a bespoke strategy that met our specific requirements and excellently guided our implementation. We would highly recommend.”

Eleanor Tanner, Director of People

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“Our aim was a consistent approach across SMS that supported people development. It was key that it landed well with employees. Verditer’s approach of face-to-face employee workshops when designing the job levels, helped understanding and enabled the sharing of ideas.”

Judy Keir, Chief People Officer

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“We worked with Verditer to develop an entirely new approach to pay. Our complex structure includes charity and commercial companies, and Verditer fully understood this and gave us real confidence in the outcomes. A pleasure to work with, Verditer gave us a new pay system we can confidently introduce to the organisation.”

Nicola Spencer, Group Resources Director

“We partnered with Verditer to redesign our pay strategy. They quickly grasped what we wanted to accomplish and had some great ideas on how to achieve a future-proof solution which fitted with our business needs. The BP reward training was invaluable to building engagement and understanding.”

Donna Herbert, Head of Reward

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“The strategy gave us clarity on how we want to reward our people now, and for the future. Julia helped position everything in a way that resonated with the senior team. We really feel that we delivered on our goals.”

Katie Dominy, Director of People, Development and Governance

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“Verditer have been my ‘go to’ for external reward expertise for some years. They deliver a quality product, on time and in budget, and have this ability to turn the complex into something easily understood and pragmatic that lands well.”

Claire Townshend, Chief Human Resources Officer

“The Gender Pay Workshop Verditer ran with members of our HR team was excellent. Their expertise helped us to get a much better understanding of our pay gap, and to action plan next steps. The summary outcome they provided has also been really useful in communicating our message.”

Sarah McCluskey, HR Team Leader

“Sam guided us through a major review of the bonus system we use for our Senior Executives. As a result we have been able to put in place a more considered structure that has the support of both the Board and the Executive Team. Her advice on this was invaluable.”

Nick Hutton, Vice Chairman & Chair of RemCo (NED)

Large aviation sector client

“In my experience Verditer are on a par, if not better than, the big consultancies. They were quick to understand the business and their breadth of expertise seemed to cover every aspect of reward. They are responsive, easy to work with, with engaging, collaborative styles.”

DW, Reward Director

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