About Us

All businesses are dynamic and face change, but to be effective they need to respond to their environment and their market. Personnel Matters works in conjunction with their clients to provide the wherewithal to ensure efficient resourcing through both people and processes.

Almost uniquely we can draw on broad practical business experience when working with clients, twinning professional best practice with robust processes.

We provide a range of integrated human resource and management services to ensure you get the best out of your organisation. Whether you are seeking to recruit the best staff, ensure they perform at their optimum within the parameters of Employment Law, or face organisational change ranging from improvement of processes through to business transition - we fit the bill.

Our aim is to enable you to drive change and people excellence through your organisation as customer and market needs change. Please visit our services for more information on how our consultancy supports and facilitates this. Our approach is always to remain client-orientated and thus we tailor what we provide to your particular needs.

David Dixon



David followed an initial career with PricewaterhouseCoopers and in international commerce before becoming increasingly involved in human resources. He founded his own consultancy, Personnel Matters, in 1990 and has since provided support services to companies across the region and beyond, including in Europe. A Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, he continues to provide professional consultancy across a broad spectrum of personnel and business issues to corporate clients. He has been a director of a number of companies, including client businesses and company secretary of a string of others. He takes both a pragmatic and an innovative approach as required, devising solutions and implementing ideas that have included an on-line recruitment system with a difference.

Away from work, David's passions include travel, diving and writing. He has served as a director of the British Sub-Aqua Club for whom he conceived and spearheaded the development of a specialist travel website that, at its peak, received over 60,000 individual visitors each month. He has served as a volunteer for various educational bodies. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Geographical society in 2008 for the work he has done to encourage divers to travel to diverse destinations throughout the world.