Our Team

Our Team Members

Claire - CEO

Claire is Workplace HR’s passionate and steadfast CEO. Claire’s firm belief is that HR services can be both commercial and bespoke, which forms the back bone of our organisation. Claire brings with her many years of supporting businesses with her hands on and practical approach – she is able to advise on a full range of HR issues as well as operational and strategic planning. She has worked with multiple organisations within numerous fields, both corporate and charity, from start-ups, to subsidiaries, to flagship companies and household names.

When Claire isn't on-site with clients delivering HR advice and solutions, she can be found visiting new and potential clients.

Rachael - HR & Employment Law Manager

Rachael has been with the organisation since 2011 when she joined as part of the HR Administration team, and we are hugely proud that she has progressed internally, and gained her CIPD Level 5 Employment Law qualification, and now heads up our HR & Employment Law team.

Rachael provides HR advice and support to a range of our clients across the UK. She prides herself on relationship building, and taking the time to understand the individual needs of the organisation so that she can tailor her advice accordingly, including working on-site with clients when necessary – this is reflected in the fact that Rachael has been the first point of contact for many of our largest and oldest clients for a number of years. Rachael also provides additional HR administration support including employee contracts, company handbooks, changes to terms and conditions of employment and payroll, and delivers bespoke HR training to line managers and supervisors.

Mark - Technical & Marketing Manager

Mark is a highly regarded and extremely successful Technical & Marketing professional. Detail driven by nature, his technical capability and knowledge of media platforms is exceptional.
Mark is accountable for the development, implementation, tracking and optimisation of our marketing campaigns across all digital channels.

Highly motivated and focused on building strong relationships, Mark is also responsible for developing successful marketing research, outbound communications programs, brand development, website management, and collateral materials that lead WorkPlace HR’s marketing strategies.

Lucy - HR & Employment Law Advisor

Since completing her CIPD qualification Lucy has remained dedicated to continuously developing updating her knowledge and skills within the field of HR. Her experience of generalist HR and Training over the last 13 years has helped her to develop the skills and abilities to deliver excellent customer service within both the private and public sector to serve a wide range of customer requirements. Lucy’s current and previous roles have been heavily focused on advising and guiding line managers in regard to employment legislation throughout the HR cycle from Recruitment and Selection, through to termination. Lucy has coordinated and advised on a variety of Grievance, Disciplinary and Capability investigations and is confident in ensuring that current legislation and ACAS guidelines are adhered to. Lucy also has extensive experience and practical application of Learning and Development functions from the design and delivery of training and coaching.

Gemma - HR & Employment Law Advisor

Gemma is a methodical, collaborative HR Generalist, with over 10 years’ experience in both private and charity sectors. Gemma has been CIPD qualified since 2008, completing her post graduate diploma in Human Resource Management at Kingston University. She has gone on to develop a successful HR career, with previous roles as HR Manager at a publishing house and a prominent cancer charity. Her passion lies in the charity sector, providing specialist HR guidance and support on the employee lifecycle, updating policies, procedures and handbooks, as well as designing and delivering bespoke training workshops. Gemma enjoys the combination of fast paced reactive HR with the more in-depth proactive project work. She joined the WorkPlace HR team in early 2017 and is working primarily with our charity and not-for-profit clients.

Leah - HR Administrator

Leah has been working in HR Administration since 2013 and joined us in May 2017 looking to progress in her HR career. She has experience of working in the Private Care Industry, where she worked in both Recruitment and Learning & Development – Leah produced a bespoke training matrix for her previous employer. She is currently studying her Level 3 CIPD certificate in HR Practice and is looking to study Level 5 in the coming year.

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WorkPlace HR Ltd - Cheltenham Office

Suite 10, Pure Offices,

Cheltenham Office Park,

Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham,

Gloucestershire,

GL51 6SH


WorkPlace HR Ltd - London Office

19 Eastbourne Terrace,

Paddington Station,

London,

W2 6LG


WorkPlace HR Ltd - Bristol Office

3rd Floor, Old Stock Exchange,

St Nicholas Street,

Bristol,

BS1 1TG


WorkPlace HR Ltd - Birmingham Office

Office 1, Izabella House,

24-26 Regent Place, City Centre,

Birmingham,

B1 3NJ


WorkPlace HR Ltd - Manchester Office

First Floor, Swan Buildings,

20 Swan Street,

Manchester,

M4 5JW