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I have recently wanted support in the provision of training and development. In all honesty, I have found the HR Tool Kits for Trainers invaluable. Without the time to research and write materials, I needed something I could trust and deliver immediately. The packs have provided me that option. Full of effective and up to date materials the pack starts right from the joining instructions all the way to the evaluation forms and I was able to customise the kit to reflect our own branding. In addition, there was the opportunity to access a free trainers hotline providing help, advice and support where needed. I would wholeheartedly recommend this product.

Julie Haydon CFCIPD, MSc JH – HR Consulting

Kate Russell BA (Hons), Barrister, MA

Kate studied business law, qualified as a barrister and later worked in industry, gaining experience as an operations manager and as a supplier of corporate HR and training in the manufacturing, distribution and service sectors. Today that experience encompasses a vast range of sectors.

Her unusual combination of legal background, direct line management experience and hands-on HR skills, enable Kate to present the stringent requirements of the law balanced against the realities of working life.  Her robust approach and no-nonsense style have earned her the title of The HR Headmistress (which she refers to as strategic use of spectacles and a smile).

As well as presenting employment law training for Russell HR Consulting, she is a senior presenter for LexisNexis, IDS and ELT and a popular public speaker.

In addition, Kate is the author of the employment modules in Alchemy for Managers and is the author of a number of books giving practical advice on the application of employment law in the workplace. You can read excerpts of her work on the shopping page.