About us

Myhrtoolkit makes it easier for SMEs to manage staff admin and legal compliance with highly secure HR software. Myhrtoolkit is the ultimate online HR system for staff holidays, absence management, keeping documents, reporting, training management, and more!

Certified with the international data security standard ISO 27001 and rated as excellent on Trustpilot, myhrtoolkit is chosen by more than 1,250 SMEs and used by over 60,000 employees within the UK and Ireland. Since our acquisition in 2021, myhrtoolkit is now powered by the Agilio Group.

Our mission statement

The company was founded in 2005 when employment lawyer Jon Curtis had a vision: “To create an online work environment that promotes creativity and productivity and enables companies to grow and succeed because they’re able to focus on the things they do best.” 

We have learned that the solution has to be simple – that’s why we focus on ‘all the best bits’ of HR software, delivering those key areas with excellence. 

From day one, myhrtoolkit has been built from the bottom up, with improvements based on feedback from customers and enriched by employment law. It’s the success of our customers that brings our story to life; they inspire us every day to keep creating the best and most innovative HR software possible.

Meet the team
Bob Teasdale
Managing Director

Bob Teasdale joined myhrtoolkit in 2012 and has overseen the expansion and strengthening of myhrtoolkit through a period of sustained growth. In 2021, he was appointed the Managing Director of myhrtoolkit, following our buyout by the Agilio Group.

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 police officer and lifeguard. You can find out more about Bob in our interview: Get to know myhrtoolkit's new Managing Director!

Kit Barker
Chief Technology Officer

Kit Barker has had a long association with myhrtoolkit, becoming our Chief Technology Officer 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. Kit regularly writes for our blog on security topics for SMEs.

Jon Curtis

Jon Curtis was instrumental in setting up myhrtoolkit as an HR system initially offered to his employment law clients. As the application’s functionality was seen to benefit a wide variety of companies, it was soon opened up to the SME marketplace.

Jon’s background is in Employment Law means that myhrtoolkit has always been based on a solid understanding of UK employment regulations, as well as the needs of SMEs. Jon currently acts as HR Strategy Director across the Agilio Group.

Lindsay Dale
Accounts Manager

Lindsay Dale is myhrtoolkit’s Accounts Manager, who joined us in 2017 and has become an essential member of the team. Lindsay manages all our financial transactions, cashflow forecasting, suppliers, payroll, financial reporting, and even does some ad hoc office duties to boot!

Simon Ross
Head of Sales

Simon is myhrtoolkit’s Sales and Support Team Leader, who has been with the business since 2014 and has become an integral part of the company. He leads the customer engagement team in all aspects of the customer journey. 

Marie Cheng
Partnerships Manager

Marie is myhrtoolkit's Partnerships Manager, helping our software partners make the most of providing our HR software to their clients. Before joining myhrtoolkit and moving to Sheffield, Marie worked in consultancy and relationship management roles for Deloitte in London. 

Fiona Sanderson
Marketing Manager

Fiona Sanderson joined myhrtoolkit in 2019 as Marketing Manager to lead the company’s marketing efforts, having previous experience managing marketing functions for both in-house companies and a marketing agency.

Cliff Hewson
Marketing Manager

Cliff Hewson joined the team in 2020 as Marketing Manager, initially on an interim basis, but soon signed on permanentlyalongside running his own marketing and web design company. Fiona and Cliff share the Marketing Manager position, bringing different and complementary knowledge and skills to the role. 

Kirk Docker
Technical Lead
Kirk leads the Technical Team at myhrtoolkit and has been with the business since 2016. He has a strong focus on engineering excellence and has experience with software development, devops, cloud infrastructure, and Linux systems administration. He is fuelled by burritos.
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