Karen Kirby

About Karen Kirby HR expert, HR professional


MCIPD – Full Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development – 30 years & counting

Business Mentor?- to start-up businesses

Connector – let me introduce you to my wide range of contacts



I have delivered HR solutions, bespoke training, practical business coaching and personal mentoring to a wide variety of businesses ? manufacturing, retail, services, hospitality, education, healthcare, childcare, consultancies…

I have helped create HR systems for childcare providers, provided business support to start-ups and newly established businesses, and supported a wide range of small businesses implement effective HR practices to manage their teams effectively. It’s not just about legal compliance, but about having a flexible approach to find solutions that work for your small business.

As a?Qualified Teacher, Assessor & Quality Assurer, I?understand how people learn and want to learn and this enables me to develop business training and coaching programmes and plans to suit all your team.

Social Responsibility
I have a strong commitment and belief in being able to contribute to the wider community. To this end I have given and continue to give a significant amount of my time to pro bono work, voluntary business mentoring and being a school governor.

To ensure you get the best option for your business, I work with a wide range of associates ? trainers, coaches, employment solicitors, mediators and other HR professionals.