About Grania Sweeting and Grapevine HR
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About Grania Sweeting and Grapevine HR


Grania Sweeting

Grania Sweeting


Grania is an accomplished HR Director with over 10 years’ high-level HR knowledge and experience in addition to 10 years’ commercial, management, sales and marketing experience. Grania is a commercially focussed, approachable HR professional with significant strategic and operational experience gained across several industry sectors.


Her aims are to ensure that organizations have the finest people to meet their business needs and to bring a practical approach to all HR matters. Key values to clients are her extensive HR knowledge, strategic expertise, communication skills and friendly personality, thus putting the “Human” into Human Resources”.


Grania and her specialist partners are highly qualified with a wealth of experience across the HR spectrum and she provides HR support on a retained, ad hoc or fully outsourced basis. Grania’s company, Grapevine HR Ltd, established in 2005, has full professional liability and indemnity insurance and is VAT registered.



  • CIPD qualified (Chartered Institute of Personnel Development)
  • Masters Degree in Human Resource Management (postgraduate)
  • Qualified trainer (Certificate for Instructional Techniques in Training)
  • B.Sc (Hons) Food Science and Physiology
  • Qualified TEFL teacher (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)



  • Planning, project management and interim skills (several industry sectors)
  • Communication, presentation and interviewing skills (workshops and seminars)
  • Management and development skills (workshops and seminars)
  • Training, development and facilitation skills (workshops and seminars)
  • Academic speaking at several universities (Kingston, Greenwich, Surrey and Southampton)
  • Public speaking (International and National Conferences and Exhibitions)
  • Academic and research (Events industry Award in 2005)


“As HR Manager, Grania made a significant contribution to the company. Working closely with the senior management team, she provided sound strategic HR advice at board level and dealt effectively with all people issues. Her likeable and proficient manner and her ability to mix well and engage with all our staff reflect her qualities as a skilled HR specialist.”

James Hindle, Managing Director, Tate and Hindle Design Ltd

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