“IMA provided AppNexus with an outsourced HR service for our European Headquarters based in London for 2 years and also assisted in the setting up and management of HR operations in France, Germany, Spain, Canada, Singapore and Australia. AppNexus has gone through considerable growth and IMA was always able to support the Company’s international growth plans on time and within budget.  AppNexus has now reached a size where we have taken our HR in-house; however, we have been delighted with the support we were given by IMA as our Company grew rapidly.  I would not hesitate in recommending IMA to other fast growing Tech companies.”
David Bornor
apnexus
“In providing us with a means of expanding our recruitment presence in the UK, Interim Management Answers Ltd has been an invaluable partner. Nigel and his team have been extremely responsive, informative and flexible in supporting UBC’s initial efforts to engage an in-country advisor/consultant. IMA’s in-depth knowledge of labor laws, HR requirements and tax implications have allowed us to move forward in the UK knowing we have met all of the necessary requirements. We’ve been very satisfied with services rendered.”
Håkan Björn
ubc.fw
“We hired IMA LTD to help us respond to a large public sector tender having entered the UK market from America we had little experience in he sector. Nigel guided us through writing our response, always striving to make it the best it can be which ultimately lead to us exclusively winning the bid. Nigel is a pleasure to work with, he is flexible, committed and takes the time to understand your business needs. He is not afraid to offer his opinion and expert recommendation and we would have no hesitation in recommending Nigel and IMA”
Jack Tomlinson
data_mark
“Through Interim Management specialists IMA, who worked closely with us to scope our requirement, Lindsay Heggie was hired to undertake a review of our inside sales operation and make recommendations for improvement.   We gave her a wide ranging remit and a very tight timeline to work within.  As a highly knowledgeable and experienced call centre and inside sales professional she hit the ground running, and quickly got to grips with our operational practices and procedures, as well as the complexities involved.   As a result she was able to deliver this assignment on time. She easily adapted to our business environment and worked well with both our operations and management personnel.  She found time to provide mentoring to one of our young managers who greatly appreciated her input Her analysis was well documented and presented, and her recommendations easy to understand. Overall, our organization has been extremely pleased with the work she carried out and we have implemented her recommendations to the benefit of our inside sales centre. I’d thoroughly recommend Lindsay both as an operations executive and consultant and wouldn’t hesitate to work with Lindsay and IMA in the future”
Ty Smith
arval
“When we decided to open an office in the UK, I knew we would need a HR partner who would not only be a trusted advisor but also someone who would work with our company’s best interest in mind.  Esther has exceeded all of our expectations. She is extremely competent, proactive and always very responsive in addressing our questions and concerns.   Esther has been instrumental in our success in opening up an office in the UK by way of helping us offer our employees the very best programs and policies that are the right fit for our company, culture and size.  Additionally, she has guided us through our practices ensuring we stay within line of compliance.  Esther has also referred us to experts within her network who have been able to partner with in regards to immigration, benefits and employment law.  I would not hesitate to recommend Esther as a true and valuable business partner.”
Aurie Chidziva
mtg
“In October 2013, my colleague and I relocated to London to prepare for the UK launch of San Francisco-based startup, TaskRabbit. IMA, and specifically Frankie, came highly recommended to us by London & Partners for relocations services. Frankie worked with my colleague and I to find a 3-month rental starting in October. Considering it was the end of the year, options were limited - especially for a short term stay - but Frankie managed to find us a gorgeous 2-bedroom flat in Shoreditch within out budget. Throughout the entire process, Frankie made us feel like we were in good hands; she was communicative, professional and very efficient with her search. She was also incredibly intuitive, understanding what we were looking for in a home without having to ask too many questions. Both my colleague and I ended up having to extend our stay in London, and we both chose to work with Frankie again to find us short term stays. In both instances, I completely trusted Frankie with the relocation process and was extremely happy with the results. Can't recommend Frankie enough, she's the best”
SheShe He
rabbit
“"Frankie is amazing! Relocating from the US, she helped immensely and we could not have gotten a better result. After some attempts to view and contact letting agents before our move, we didn’t have any luck. Frankie helped us view, negotiate, and find the perfect flat for our family. She went above and beyond to look into schools, setup visits and continues to look after us as we are getting settled.”
Jim and Amelia Suchy
eight_light

About Us

Established in 2003, IMA is a Commercial Partner of London & Partners (London Mayor), part of UK Trade and Investment’s Advisory Network (British Government) and has been recognised by Goldman Sachs through their 10,000 Small Business programme as an exciting business with great potential for growth. Our goals are to deliver a hassle free, timely, cost effective and successful landing for clients entering the UK and Europe.
There are 5 key services, which IMA offers:

IMA has offices in London, North England and San Francisco. Our San Francisco operation provides local support for IMA’s clients in California and also delivers an outsourced solution for European companies wanting to expand to the US, this is through our sister company LaunchUSA Inc.

 

 

 

Nigel Taylor, Managing Director & Founder

Nigel established IMA in 2003 following a career as a sales focused General Management where he led major Government PFI bids in the vehicle Leasing Industry. Throughout Nigel’s career he was constantly being asked to do things which neither he or his company had ever done before; accordingly, IMA has been established to support companies who experience the same issues Nigel faced during his own corporate career.

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Alan Hill, Chief Executive

Alan, based in our North England office, has led several successful businesses in both the private (3M Inc.) and public sectors. Having previously been Managing Director, Enterprise Businesses at Remploy Ltd (owned by Dept. of Works and Pensions), Alan has a background in managing businesses selling into the NHS and experience of how Government works, particularly procurement frameworks. Alan has led the sale of several businesses into new ownership.

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Jeff Kirkley, Vice President, North America

Jeff’s 20 years of experience spans strategy, fundraising, mergers and acquisitions, IPO preparation for the US market, complex global audits, accounting, finance, human resources, contract strategy and negotiation, corporate governance, building high performance teams, corporate controls and policies. Jeff has experience in multiple markets including mobile, games, PaaS, SaaS, automotive, semiconductor, services, market research, neuroscience, hardware, EDA software, medical device, education, SOX solutions, database and data center software. Jeff is also a serial entrepreneur himself having founded or co-founded companies in real estate, software, education, international business consulting, and a technology incubator.

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Frankie Taylor, Relocation Director

A Londoner by birth and experienced in providing relocation advice and support to IMA’s international clients across London and South East England. Frankie and her team ensure that IMA’s international clients find a suitable UK home by providing a personal, bespoke, relocation service.

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Esther McLeod, HR & Recruitment Director

As a CIPD qualified HR Director, Esther leads IMA’s HR practice and her career spans over 20 years in senior Recruitment and HR posts for international companies in the UK and Singapore. Esther and her team provide a complete Outsourced HR service to international clients so they can focus on core operational requirements. Esther speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.

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Tim Soar, Europe & Latin America Director

An experienced International Sales and Marketing Director, Tim is a Chartered Engineer (MIET) and is responsible for IMA’s European and Latin American clients and speaks fluent Spanish and French.

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