Who are PeakHR?

Are you spending too much time dealing with staff issues rather than growing your business?
You've come to the right place.
Using over 20 years of experience, we work with you to ensure that staff issues are quickly and efficiently managed for the best outcome for the business.
We recognise that not all businesses have the need for a full time, in house HR team.  That's where the services of a consultant can really benefit you, fulfilling your HR requirements on an 'as needed' basis.
We will spend time getting to know your business, its culture and values, your staff and your business and human resource objectives.

Cheryl Willey

Managing Director

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Cheryl Willey MCIPD
Managing Director

Cheryl launched PeakHR in 2015 following a 15 year career as HR Manager and HR Director for growing, dynamic, professional organisations.  Cheryl spent 10 years as HR Manager for fast growing Nottingham law firm Berryman (now Shakespeare Martineau) before moving to government funded training provider Positive Outcomes as HR & Support Services Director for 5 years.  


Throughout her employment, Cheryl has dealt with matters across the human resouces spectrum, from complex disciplinary cases, long-term disability related absences and large-scale redundancies, to nationwide recruitment campaigns and induction of staff.

Of PeakHR's services, Cheryl says, "It should not be the case that small businesses can not benefit from excellent human resource management.  However, owner managed businesses

There are a range of options on how to engage us that can be tailored to suit your budget including monthly retainers, fixed price projects and pay as you go advice and support.


Our What We Do page tells you more about what we can do for you but if you would like to discuss a matter that isn't listed, then please get in touch.

frequently have their attention diverted away from such matters and consequently do not reap the benefits that sound HR knowledge brings, or avoid the pitfalls and problems that arise from not having correct policies and procedures in place.  


Our services aim to ensure that all businesses can access human resources support in a manner that suits their needs. The services are completely flexible to suit company size, business objectives and budget."


A Chartered Member of the CIPD, Cheryl qualified in 2004.

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Fiona Hancox
HR Consultant

Fiona is a CIPD qualified HR professional who has over 20 years’ experience working in generalist HR roles. 


Fiona has particular expertise in employee relations matters throughout her career working in medium size and multi-sited environments.    Fiona will be working 10am to 2pm each day and is able to provide you with support and advice on the full spectrum of HR matters.  Please feel free to email Fiona directly with any queries, or you can reach her directly on 07939 862213.

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Lorna Hicklin
HR Administrator

Lorna has over 20 years experience working as a HR Administrator, primarily working for Rolls Royce and latterly a small business in Heanor.

Lorna supports with the full range of HR services, including contract and policy drafting, recruitment and general client administration as well as helping with the general administration of PeakHR. 

You can email Lorna or reach her directly on 07434 412485.