Karen Ferris is the Director of Professionals in Partnership HR Consultancy. Karen’s HR and leadership experience spans over twenty years and prior to setting up Professionals in Partnership she held a number of senior leadership positions within professional services. Alongside her experience and professional qualification, Karen brings a pragmatic and creative approach to the delivery of HR services and is genuinely curious and committed to the success of your business.

Professionals in Partnership HR Consultancy offers both strategic and operational HR services to meet your business and individual challenges. Detailed below is an illustrative list of products and services:

                        • Clear and pragmatic advice from a professional who will get to know you and your business
                        • Compliant employment contracts, staff and manager handbooks, policies and procedures
                        • Identification of HR risks and practical advice on how to mitigate them
                        • Support managing discipline, grievance, dismissal, performance, recruitment and general workplace conflict issues.
                        • An independent professional to undertake investigations, conflict resolution, mediation and appeals.
                        • Advice on the Data Protection Act /GDPR compliance and related documentation
                        • CV review and interview coaching
                        • BeTalent Psychometric assessments to support recruitment, team building and individual development.

We are your independent, trusted HR Partner and have experience working with micro businesses, SMEs, corporates and individuals within a diverse range of professional groups, including  scientists, engineers, doctors, dentists, lawyers and media creatives.

Karen Ferris is professionally qualified as a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and we work within the CIPD’s code of professional conduct.

Professionals in Partnership HR Consultancy is fully insured and indemnified.