About us

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Gemma Cooke

Gemma joined Harwood HR in 2018 with nearly 20 years’ experience within; Human Resources, Employment Law, Recruitment and Training. After studying a Degree in Human Resource Management Gemma went on to complete her CIPD Diploma in Personnel Management at Kingston University. Working across a variety of sectors including; professional services, retail, catering and education


Charlotte Capelin
HR Assistant / Kickstart Scheme co-ordinator

Charlotte joined Harwood HR in 2020 and we don’t know how we ever managed without her! Charlotte is currently studying her level 5 CIPD qualification and has 2 years’ experience in HR / Recruitment.  Charlotte mainly works behind the scenes however if you have a recruitment project or are using the Kickstart scheme you will likely be placed in Charlottes capable hands!


Roz Harwood

Roz Harwood, the founder of Harwood HR, has 20 years experience in HR Management roles within the UK. Her passion for HR and helping organisations resolve their HR challenges quickly and cost effectively was her motivation for starting Harwood HR.

"We have now used Harwood HR twice, and we could not be happier. Gemma was extremely helpful and kept me informed the whole way. They did all the work for us, and narrowed it down to three fantastic candidates. Could not recommend Harwood HR more. They make what can be quite a stressful process incredibly easy."

We have extensive experience providing HR support, training and advice to small and medium-sized businesses across a wide variety of industry sectors. These include:

  • Building and Construction.
  • Education.
  • Design.
  • Financial Services.
  • Information Technology.
  • Medical and Pharmaceutical.
  • Not for Profit.
  • Recruitment.
  • Retail and Sales.
  • Service and Support.
  • Social Care.

Our small team look forward to welcoming your enquiries and helping to make your business a success.

If you would like to know how Harwood HR can help your business, please give us a call or use the contact us page. We look forward to hearing from you.

At Harwood HR, all of our Consultants and Associates have a number of things in common.
We all have…

  • Experience in hands-on operational HR roles;
  • A passion for providing high quality customer focussed HR services;
  • A willingness to roll up our sleeves and get stuck in;
  • The ability to listen to our customers and provide high quality professional advice.

Professional Memberships:

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development – CIPD.

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