About The HR World

The HR World was set up to bring like-minded thinking senior HRs together to share ideas and problem solve some of the biggest HR challenges.

A unique network of HR Professionals aimed at furthering the future of work. Through original content and bespoke, immersive and outcome based events senior HRs collaborate and problem solve to support their business and personal ambitions.


Our Purpose

We aim to support open and powerful dialogue in support of HRs seeking to find relevant and meaningful solutions for today’s biggest issues facing the workforce.

Our Values


We want to power the UK HR profession and support its commercial aims.


We will work hard to understand the agenda and provide a platform for the latest thinking on all aspects of HR.


We will produce unique, interesting and valuable insight to support you and not spam or overload your inbox.


Where we see things that need to be challenged in order for HR to progress, we will take a stand.


We aim to create and support an inclusive and diverse range of opinion and thought in the world of the people with whom we interact.


We aim to create open and powerful dialogue in support of HRs seeking to find relevant and meaningful solutions for today’s biggest issues facing the workforce.

Who We Are

Founded by Mike Beesley a seasoned business leader in the recruitment space with a life-long passion for the workplace the HR World is focused on encouraging dialogue among the HR community.

Our direction is overseen by our Editorial Advisory Board – a team of specialists in their field to provide insight for HR, recruitment and financial director level positions in the UK.

Our constantly growing in-house expertise spans a range of disciplines from journalism, public relations, social media and digital marketing to serious HR and recruitment know-how.

Mike Beesley
Katherine Beesley
The Efficiency Programme How HR can maximise technology benefits
HR World Autumn Networking Drinks at The Old Hall, Lincoln's Inn, London. 22.11.2023 Photographer Sam Pearce/ www.square-image.co.uk

Meet the Team

Mike Beesley

Mike Beesley

Managing Director
Simon Kent, Head of Content - The HR World

Simon Kent

Head of Content
Katherine Dean-Beesley

Katherine Dean-Legg

Commercial Partnerships Manager
Nic Thomas

Nicola Thomas

Web and Creative Manager

Genevieve Bland

Social Media Manager and Content Creator
steve studley

Steve Studley

Finance Manager

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Please get in touch to talk about how we can help your business make an impact in the world of work through our content marketing, partnership plans and advertising.