About Us

About Us

Circle HR are a small team of experienced HR practitioners, based in Guildford, Surrey. We are committed to providing you with professional, pragmatic and affordable HR services on a wide range of HR issues to support you in making your business a success. We offer tailored solutions to meet YOUR business needs.
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We provide tailored HR support, working with you both on and off-site for all your HR needs.
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Whether it’s getting a basic HR framework in place, providing on-going HR support or input on a specific project or issue, we always offer solution-focused, practical and pragmatic support in a professional but approachable way. We are always flexible with our services to ensure that you get the right support when and where you need it in order to achieve the best possible results. Depending on your specific needs and budget, we offer our services on a retained, pay as you go or project basis.

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Sharon Humphries

Senior Consultant

With more than 25 years’ experience of working in HR, Sharon is passionate about finding the right solution for each client’s needs and is often praised for her pragmatic and approachable style which enables her to work well with individuals and groups alike.

With a Joint Honours Degree in Management and Psychology from Leeds University, Sharon spent the first 14 years of her career with Marks & Spencer in Store HR Management and latterly as a Learning & Development Specialist. She now provides a range of HR consultancy services and advisory support to SME’s within the private, not for profit, and education sectors. Sharon also enjoys delivering people management skills workshops for line managers, HR training for non-HR staff and one-to one coaching.

Sharon is a voluntary Community Mediator for West Surrey Mediation Services and Branch Treasurer for the North Surrey and Hants CIPD.

In her spare time she can be found being taxi to her 2 teenage children, walking or running in the Surrey Hills with her dog (Dougal!) or on the sofa reading her latest Book Group read.

Tel: 07984 028812

Katherine Sargent

Senior Consultant

Katherine has worked in Human Resources for over 25years. She spent the first 12 years of her career with Marks and Spencer in a range of roles from Regional HR Manager to the HR Manager of the Retail Change programme. Having left Marks and Spencer in 2005, she and Sharon set up Circle HR where they have been working ever since with private and not-for-profit businesses, supporting them with all their HR and Learning and Development needs.

Katherine’s clients say she has an highly motivational and inclusive way of working, personable yet highly business focussed. She has significant experience in the areas of change management, employee engagement, management development, organisational structure and HR and L&D strategy development. Katherine is highly experienced in identifying, developing and implementing change strategies for organisations. Having been the lead HR manager for the M&S change programme she then moved onto working with many SME’s in developing their people strategies to improve organisation efficiencies and support business growth. 

Katherine’s prides herself on a sincere and transparent style, coupled with ambition and energy. She loves working with people at all levels within an organisation and identifying how simple, cost-efficient changes could open up significant commercial opportunities for any business and personal growth for individuals.

Katherine loves spending time with her family and cocker spaniel - and if not with them she is likely to be with friends walking or having a glass a wine!

Tel: 07889 761610
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