Congratulations Gary Hampton @lookwindowsplus Finalist in the Woman Who…Change Champion Category 2018

Today we are featuring each of the Woman Who…Change Champion for Women in Business Finalists. This category was open for men and women to enter.

Introducing Gary Hampton of Windows Plus Finalist in the Woman Who…Change Champion for Women in Business Category, sponsored by Opt HR.

Come along and support Gary and our other Finalists at the Awards Lunch which takes place on Friday 27th April at Coombe Abbey Hotel. It’s an afternoon of networking, inspiration and celebration. Everyone is welcome to attend and we have three great women in business Keynotes this year:

  • Holly Matthews (Actress and Founder of The Happy Me Project);
  • Emma Heathcote-James (Founder of Little Soap Company); and
  • Fleur Sexton (MD of Pet-XI and Re-Vitalise Business Woman of the Year 2017/18)

Take a look at last year’s gallery.

BOOK NOW  (Limited tickets available)

Gary Hampton, Windows Plus

Gary is the MD of a business in a sector which has always been male orientated. He has worked hard, and through adapting the workplace, training, and his flexible approach he now has a business where a fifth of the workforce are multi-skilled females. He understands and supports that women need more flexibility, and supports this within his business.

Not only does he consider women within the workplace, but also how vulnerable some women feel in their homes. Due to this, he has adopted a way of working so women can request female representatives throughout their experience with his business.

“Being secretly nominated, and surprisingly becoming a Finalist for Woman Who… Change Champion for women in business, has made me realise that I support women wholeheartedly in my personal life, my work life and my social life, and I truly believe it is a time for change through action. Thank you for the personal journey” (Gary Hampton)

Woman Who…Change Champion for Women in Business Category is Sponsored by Opt HR

Rachel Wade, MD, Opt HR

Rachel Wade, the founder and Managing Director of Opt HR, says “I’m proud and delighted to be sponsoring the Woman Who…Achieves Awards for the 3rd year running. These Awards are recognising and celebrating the achievements of women in our region who are excelling in their purpose, leading by example and inspiring others.”

Working in HR can be lonely – especially when you’re lumped under the compliance label! As a result, there is a ton of unlocked potential hiding in organisations and consulting companies across the country.

I want to create a space that unlocks that potential and gives HR professionals an opportunity to connect, network, and share best practice. I want to build a community of high-performing individuals who want to change the perception of HR and help businesses use this knowledge base and skill set to leverage growth, transformation, and change.

That’s why I’m launching HR Connections – through monthly meet-ups, hot seats, mentoring, and best practice shares, we’re working to inspire and empower a new breed of HR professionals who can bring more and add more value to ambitious companies.

It’s the most powerful way I can imagine to change the perception of HR (and what it can do for your business), AND inspire excellent people to enable transformation in their workplace.


Delivered in partnership with the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.