Our People

Rebecca Russell, Managing Director

Rebecca Russell SSFB

Rebecca has over 28 years’ experience in quality systems assessment and auditing, and 20 years’ experience in safety management, implementing and maintaining management systems including ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001, ISO27001 and ISO45001.

Founder of Stepping Stones for Business in 2008, the company was borne out of a desire to provide small and medium sized companies with access to the best possible advice and solutions in quality and safety management at sensible prices. Her clients range from a one-man consultancy to large corporates and they are her best marketing advocates – long standing clients who are happy to recommend and refer-on.

Rebecca is a chartered member of the Institution of Occupation Safety and Health (IOSH) and a member of the IOSH Thames Valley Branch Executive Committee. She is also a chartered member of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI).

Stephen Rogers – Associate

Stephen Rogers

Stephen comes from an engineering background having worked in the Rail and Telecommunications industries for over 30 years, with 15 years’ experience in safety, quality and environmental management, implementing and maintaining management systems including ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS 18001 and BS11000.

He is an experienced and adaptable Health & Safety Manager with a proven track record within a range of engineering and project based market sectors. His experience of quality assurance, behavioural safety, safety management, internal and external auditing gives him an understanding of where improvements can be made to ensure quality standards are maintained and projects are delivered in a collaborative manner.

Stephen is a chartered member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) holds a NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety, associate membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and full membership of the Institute of Industrial Accident Investigators.

Anne Feather – Consultant

Anne joined Stepping Stones for Business In May 2011 having previously worked for the Environment Agency in Wallingford for many years. She was involved in developing both office and management systems, and in the last 15 years gained health and safety experience implementing and maintaining their health and safety management systems. Anne has experience of working in office environments and on site, and regards communication as one of the main pitfalls for companies of any size.

Anne is involved in all aspects of the business, from office management and document control to auditing and client advice.

Anne has a NEBOSH Certificate in Health and Safety and a Diploma in Management Studies.

Companies We Work With

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HRCentral Limited
Human Resources Consultancy
Rebecca Woolmington, Director and Principal Consultant


One of the things we love about our work as HR consultants is that no two businesses are ever the same. That’s why we offer a range of affordable HR solutions that meet the needs (and budgets!) of most businesses. Whether you are just starting up and want to avoid the pitfalls that could hold you back, or are a more established company who wants to grow or reduce in number, we’re here to help. Let us take the strain of dealing with the day to day HR issues so you can get on with the operational running of your business.  This service is available hourly via a pay as you go, or our retained service. Our services include, but are not limited to – recruitment, TUPE transfer, employment contracts, performance management and redundancy advice. Please call us for a no obligation discussion about your HR requirements on 07968 787182 or visit our website to find out more.

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Shield Safety Training
Safety Training Consultancy
Jamie Goddard and Wayne Joyce, Directors



Shield Safety Training has been formed to provide high quality training for your workplace. Specialising in First Aid and Fire Safety, we are able to offer a range of courses, equipment provision and maintenance.  All of our trainers have experience within the emergency services and are able to apply practical experience to their training courses. We also have qualified technicians for Fire Alarm system, fire extinguisher maintenance and PAT testing. Please contact us on 07881710171 for a no obligation quote, or visit our website to find out more.


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