We provide tailored HR consultancy and performance tools to ambitious, dynamic clients.

We are starting a Personal not Personnel revolution
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Our clients choose us because we are competent and experienced, guiding them to make confident decisions and quickly identifying how to optimize their most expensive and important asset – their people.

By working with Amelore Ltd, you partner with a company that prides itself on the highest professional and ethical standards. Read more about how we work with fast growing businesses and with senior, high-profile individuals.


"We have been working with Amelore for a number of years and we have benefitted hugely from timely expert advice and ongoing professional services."
Monica Vinader – CEO Monica Vinader Ltd
"A very personal touch coupled with an unyielding commitment. Refreshing and valuable, I would engage Ruth and her team without hesitation."
Andrew Garrihy – European VP of Marketing, Qualcomm
"It’s great to have someone who understands our business and can provide practical and responsive support to our ever-changing needs."
Holly Tucker – CEO,

Who we are

"HR is a bit like my naughty little sister: When it is good it is very very good but when it is bad it is horrid."
Ruth Cornish - Founder, Amelore Ltd

Ruth is FCIPD qualified and founded her business in 2010 after a successful career working in professional services, investment banking and the public sector. She has worked for American Express, Mazars, ABN Amro, Charterhouse and the Environment Agency amongst others.

Ruth is the HR expert for Moneywise magazine and an Investigator Reviewer for the CIPD when looking into professional HR conduct issues.


Katy is CIPD qualified, with a strong, hands on generalist HR background.

Having worked for a number of large blue chip companies (General Electric, Shell & Ernst & Young) prior to moving into consultancy, Katy is also experienced and very comfortable working with smaller organisations.

Katy’s specialist areas are general HR, recruitment, employee relations and training.


Guy leads on all things financial as well as running the office. He is also married to Ruth and has a big role outside of work, running the home and restoring our old house.


Philip is leading on developing all our technology products including Amelore Lifebook. He has extensive experience of developing interactive web based, secure software.


Sam joined Amelore earlier this year to enhance the order and organization of the team and get things in ship-shape fashion.

She has experience gained in recruitment, professional services and marketing, speaks French and Spanish and loves bright colours!


Paula is FCIPD and MBA qualified and has held a variety of senior HR roles in

HR policy, reward, change and people development at the Environment Agency.

She especially enjoys working on audits, research, strategy, planning, project delivery and any business efficiency and improvement projects.


Jo is FCIPD qualified and an internationally experienced HR Director and business coach with over 16 years of generalist experience gained working within financial and professional services for large organisations such as Allen & Overy LLP, Macquarie and Andersens.


Graham is a qualified H&S professional with extensive experience in a variety of environments from manufacturing and warehouses to office and retail.

His work with Amelore clients covers H&S Audits and Inspections, preparation of H&S systems including policy and procedure generation.

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From big decisions and strategic planning through to administration and operations, we take away the headache and bring our decades of experience to provide straightforward advice and hassle-free solutions.

‘I have worked with Ruth on a number of occasions and each time I have been struck by her insightful, perceptive and empathetic approach.’

Chris McManus, Vice President of HR for the NAASA Region, L’Occitane

Read more about our work with fast-growth businesses:

HR Bootcamp

Get your HR function in shape with workshops, 1-2-1s, clear goals

Team Engagement

Retention and team effectiveness

Leadership Development

Management development and executive coaching


Bespoke permanent or interim recruitment solutions

HR Operations And Admin

Paperwork, payroll, systems and legalities made simple

Employee Relations

Expert support dealing with complex and sensitive situations in the work place


We coach ambitious talented individuals to be the best they can be and achieve even greater professional success.

We provide flexible or retained services, meaning you have someone supporting you when you need it, whether that’s in personal development, a new professional image or aiming for a more senior role.

‘A very personal touch coupled with an unyielding commitment. Refreshing and valuable, I would engage Ruth and her team without hesitation.’

Andrew Garrihy, European VP of Marketing, Qualcomm

Read more about our work with individuals:

Leadership Development

Leadership Development

Executive coaching to support your career development.

CEO whisperer

CEO whisperer

Confidential, timely, game-changing counsel for CEOs.

Performance Management

Performance Management


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Amelore Ltd

Phone: 01453 548070
Address: Drake House, Drake Lane, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 4HH