Extensive Experience 
 
Humber HR People is a group of senior leaders who have a variety of skills and knowledge gained working in HR and talent management in different organisational sectors and locations. 
We love sharing our knowledge and experience to make a difference to our clients. 
You can choose support from one, two or three specialist consultants to create your perfect outsourced HR department. 
With our different personalities and areas of expertise, we will ensure you get the perfect fit to support your business. 
 
Connect with us today via email, or check us out on LinkedIn 
 
 
 

Kate van der Sluis FREC CertIHR Founder & Managing Partner 

Kate is a qualified consultant (BA Hons/FREC/HRi) with over 20 years’ experience advising private and public sector organisations across Yorkshire and the Humber around people.  
 
She is the founder of Humber HR People, a growing HR Consultancy which supports SMEs to build healthy, happy, and productive workplaces and employing specialist teams in two offices in East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire. 
 
Kate is a firm believer in the power of community, and in local, sustainable supply chains that benefit and stimulate regional economic prosperity.  
 
Having moved to East Yorkshire in 2009, Kate is passionate about her adopted home as a place to live, work and invest. She has a particular interest in female entrepreneurship, neurodiversity in the workplace, education and skills, and outside of work enjoys time with family and wild swimming. 
 
 
 

Kellie Calvert MCIPD Director of HR Consultancy 

Kellie has over 23 years of experience in HR within the UK, Europe, and the US, including automotive, transportation, tech, retail, and leisure sectors, combined with five years experience of being a business owner, and this has led her to be passionate about creating great places to work.  
 
Kellie knows first-hand the challenge of balancing commerciality with being a good employer and believes people are the biggest asset to any organisation, and when you get the balance right, great things happen. 
 
Why do you work in HR? 
"HR" does not sit outside your organisation, it is at the heart of everything you do from the moment you engage your first employee. Our team collaborated and designed our Growth HR Model on the premise of this, we know that people are key to business success. How you manage, nurture and develop the employer/employee relationship will directly impact what your business can accomplish. 
 
 
 

Rebecca Garland HR Partner 

Rebecca has a psychology degree and is CIPD qualified to associate level. Her background is in retail management and employment law working for large organisations as well as working alongside SMEs for a variety of sectors including construction, engineering, manufacturing, and the health and social care sector. 
 
She is passionate about delivering a great service, has a positive 'problem-solver' attitude with high standards, and pays close attention to detail putting clients' needs at the forefront of the work. 
 
Why do you work in HR? 
Because I am fascinated by human behaviour and 'why' people act in the way that they do, particularly in the work environment. I strongly believe that people are an employer's greatest asset and in turn, we are all 'people managers', regardless of the sector, we work in or the job role we have. 
 
 
 

Laura Hunt HR Partner 

Laura has over 10 years of experience in HR, working across retail and the tech industry. 
 
She has a degree in Psychology and a CIPD Diploma in HR Management. Laura has a ‘can do’ attitude, is always willing to help and is driven to make a difference. 
 
 
Why do you work in HR? 
I get to see all aspects of a business and can help senior leaders truly see the value in their people.  
 
My passion is to work with line managers, to empower them to be the best leaders, motivators, and support to their teams.  
 
Understanding how different people work, and how you can flex your style to get the best out of each member of your team, is the key to success. 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sarah Carvill Business Manager 

Sarah has over 32 years’ experience in marketing, communications, design and senior office administration roles working in a variety of sectors including, new build, oil and gas, chemical and renewables. 
 
She has extensive experience in creating and raising brand awareness both internally and externally, developing and producing social media campaigns and designing and coordinating corporate exhibitions and events. 
 
Sarah is a dedicated and creative individual who is passionate about people’s wellbeing. 
 
Why do you work in HR? 
Because people are at the heart of everything we do, and communicating, offering support, training and guidance where necessary will help produce great people which in turn will help businesses achieve their goals. 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Victoria Poppleton HR & Recruitment Coordinator 

Victoria has been working within an SME Human Resources team where she gained vast experience in the day-to-day management of employees across an organisation in an HR capacity. 
 
With over 10 years of experience in administration across numerous sectors including retail, manufacturing, and logistics, and having managed a customer complaints team she loves working with people and problem-solving. 
She is a positive and determined person who will always aim to create the best outcome possible for the client while being clear and concise. 
 
Why do you work in HR? 
I am keen to help make workplaces work for both employer and employee. It is so important to get HR “right” in order to recruit and retain the right people for the business. 
I enjoy a varied role, and love speaking to and helping others. 
 
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HR Co-ordinator, HR Partner, or Associate. Could This Be You? 

As part of our continuing growth, we are always interested in talking!  
 
Are you a HR professional or aspiring HR professional, looking for variety and think you would enjoy life in consultancy, and can make a difference for our clients?  
 
We offer flexible and agile working (work from home and office), and a commitment to continuing professional development including a 4-workshop consultancy induction and support for CIPD qualifications,  
 
Benefits include 25 days holiday + your birthday off, company mobile and laptop, free parking, healthcare cash plan for yourself and dependents, and quarterly profit-related bonus. We are based from offices in Hessle, East Yorkshire and Kirmington, North Lincolnshire. Work-related travel is role dependent, and usually 45 minutes from the office perhapos once or twice a week.  
Want to know more?  
 
Get in touch for an informal chat and to discover if we share the same values. 
 
Why join our team? 
We're building a team 
of passionate, honest, and 
driven people who do the right thing.  
 
Especially when no one 
is watching. 
We have ambitious growth plans, scope for career progression, 
and support professional qualifications including CIPD. 
 
 
Work to live, not live to work. 
It doesn't matter when or 
where as long as you make a difference. Flexible hours, life friendly policies, agile working and part-time working are welcome. 
We value our team as we know they are everything that makes us great.  
 
In return we offer good rates of pay, team bonuses, a healthy holiday allowance, NHS top-up scheme, team days out and a great place to work 
To find out more connect with us today via email, or check us out on LinkedIn 
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