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Team JFA


Incorporated in 2012, J Finch & Associates Ltd offer a dedicated and professional service at all times. We pride ourselves on being able to offer a bespoke and dedicated services on a consultancy basis or as part of your team, being led by Joan who is the proud owner and creator of the Company.

Joan Finch

Joan Finch

Joan has broad experience within Human Resources, initially as a HR generalist covering all aspect of HR from recruitment, learning and development, training, employee relations, redundancy, restructures and TUPE.

Since 2008 Joan has specialised in Employee Relations; applying a commercial and practical approach to all ER related issues. Joan's ambition is to continue to grow the business and by doing so has sourced associates and consultants with the same passion and dedication to provide support as and when required.

In 2018, Joan was a finalist in the Best Businesswoman Awards in the category of Best Businesswoman in Legal Services, and in 2019 Joan went on to gain an LLM – a Master of Law degree, succeeding in her ambition to become one of the best in her field.

Sally Bucknell

Sally is delighted to have been part of ‘Team JFA’ on a part-time basis for over five years as an HR Assistant - working behind the scenes on research projects, documentation and as a support function to Joan.

With the help of the company, Sally has undertaken various training courses with ACAS and in 2019 successfully completed a UK Employment Law Diploma in order to improve her expertise. Sally’s background is in international banking followed by an extended period in event management within the hospitality industry, moving to HR later on in her career.

Sally Bucknell

In addition to Joan and Sally, here at JFA, we have a dedicated team who support our business in meeting our client’s requirements.

Joan Finch sponsoring Epping Upper Clapton Rugby team U13s

JFA Sponsorship

JFA, super supporter of the then U13's Epping Upper Clapton Rugby team, was proud to sponsor their April 2018 tour, and will continue to Sponsor them on their next tour in April 2020.

Watch this space for further news!

Our philosophy

Although we have won many accolades and awards we are still just another member of your team, we will adapt to suit your company culture and company needs.