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Do you have a small to medium sized business in south east England?
Would you like helpful, relevant guidance on Human Resources (HR)?
Would you like to be confident that all your Health & Safety provisions meet the legal requirements and are up to date?

Yes? Then you are in the right place!
SME Advisor saves you the headache of dealing with the minefield of HR and Health & Safety matters.

Whether you need a single one-off meeting, an on-going consultancy or an entire portfolio of documentation and advice, SME Advisor offers a bespoke service on all HR and Health & Safety matters whatever your need and budget. We are here to help you!

Consisting of the perfect-sized team of qualified and friendly consultants, we all have extensive experience in dealing with HR and Health & Safety matters for small to medium sized businesses. Our testimonials and loyal customers prove that we always have your best interests at heart. Not only do we offer you accurate, timely advice but we also deal with your queries efficiently and at a sensible cost.

We are passionate about our work and take great pride in helping owners and managers who would like advice or want to outsource HR and Health & Safety matters. Call us today to find out how we can help you!

Our People

Karen Trusson

Karen Trusson, HR Consultant

Karen is an HR generalist who has over 28 years experience gained from working within a global pharmaceutical company and for the past two years' has been passing on her knowledge and experience to smaller owner-managed businesses. She allows Directors and Managers within small businesses to concentrate on running their business with the comfort and knowledge that the complex areas within HR and people management have been dealt with competently.

In her spare time Karen enjoys travelling and socialising.

Richard Mason


Richard Mason, HR Consultant

Richard previously worked within a global pharmaceutical company as an HR generalist and has over 23 years' experience. Over the past 4 years Richard has been advising smaller businesses on how to best manage their people and manage change.

Outside of work Richard enjoys golf and is a qualified hypnotherapist.

Althea Davies, HR Consultant

Althea is a HR generalist with over 30 years’ experience gained from working within a global pharmaceutical company. She was responsible for HR Services Delivery across the US and UK, and has managed significant change initiatives. For the past 3 years  she has been working with small and medium sized organisations partnering with them in HR Generalist activities as well as strategic initiatives including leadership development and coaching. She has accreditation to work with Myers Briggs and has successfully used this tool when working with leadership teams and individuals

In her spare time Althea enjoys cycling, hiking and travel.

Tim Mackew, HR Consultant

Tim is a Strategic HR Consultant with in excess of 25 years’ experience in working with start-ups, SME and large corporates both in the UK and internationally. Tim will work with owners, directors, managers and their teams to develop and maximise their potential by aligning skills and behaviour to achieve the key objectives within a business. He will provide leadership mentoring and coaching at all levels within a business.

Tim has dual British & Australian nationality and is passionate about sport.

Clive Bonny

Clive Bonny, Business Resilience Consultant

Clive is a certified Management Consultant delivering Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery solutions for over 20 years.This process reduces risks and identifies threats to a business so that measures are quickly taken for immediate survival and future growth. The resulting Business Continuity Plan reduces costs and helps open new business across the public sector and with PLC's.

Clive is a Fellow of the Institute of Patentees and Inventors, a qualified Trademark and Design Agent and certified Mediator for cost-effective dispute resolution.

In his spare time Clive supports several charities and keeps fit with rescue dogs.

Craig Parrott

Craig Parrott, Health and Safety Consultant 

Craig brings another dimension ot how we help businesses manage their safety, having previously worked in engineering and established their Health and Safety Management System he now brings this hands-on experience to helping businesses do the same.

Craig is an avid gamer, also enjoys the outdoor life and his beloved Audi.

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