Myhrtoolkit is a HR software platform that began in 2005 using the name H2R as a spin-out business from the Sheffield law firm Ironmonger Curtis. In 2010 the name was changed to myhrtoolkit as its scope and reach expanded. The company has grown from small beginnings to become a significant HR software business. Still based in Sheffield and with a workforce of 15, the company continues to focus on the HR needs of the SME business.

The Directors



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Jon Curtis

Managing Director

Jon Curtis was instrumental in setting up myhrtoolkit as a tool initially offered to Ironmonger Curtis clients. As the application’s functionality was seen to of benefit to more than just a select number of companies, it was opened up to the the market place.

Jon’s background is in Employment Law, having been a partner in Ironmonger Curtis for 11 years. This has meant that myhrtoolkit has always been based on a solid understanding of UK employment regulations.

Bob Teasedale

Bob Teasdale

Operations Director

Bob Teasdale joined the firm in 2012, and has overseen the expansion and strengthening of myhrtoolkit through a period of strong and sustained growth.

Bob hasn’t always been involved in the HR industry, having previously worked as a Recruitment Business Manager and held less perilous roles as a policeman and lifeguard

Kit Barker

Kit Barker

Technical Director

Kit Barker has had a long association with myhrtoolkit, becoming Technical Director in 2014. Kit’s background is in developing successful Software as a Service platforms, with a strong focus on infrastructure and application security.

As well as his own hands-on programming with native PHP and frameworks such as Laravel, Lumen and Zend, he leads the development team in innovation and extending the myhrtoolkit application.