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Working with your material and insights has really paid business dividends. It’s taken a while to permeate it through to all departments, but we’re there now and maintaining a very satisfactory level. The managers are delighted because they feel an enormous sense of achievement at grasping the nettle. Employees with good levels of attendance are delighted because they can see problem areas being successfully addressed; management are seriously delighted because we’re saving a huge amount of money. Brilliant!

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Kate Russell has specialised in the field of employment law for 20 years. She’s delivered training and delivered talks to conferences to businesses across the UK. Transferring her experiences as an HR consultant to that of education, she has become a sought after expert in the field, working (amongst others) with Norwich City Council, Weetabix Foods, Estuary Housing, Salford NHS, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, Stagecoach Bus, First Bus, Honda, Ultra Electronics and Cardif Pinnacle.

Her robust approach, sharp observations and no-nonsense style have earned her the nickname of the HR Headmistress and her evident enjoyment of the subject is conveyed to her audience, making her an amusing and engaging speaker.

Kate stands out from the crowd of employment law trainers, partly because of the humour she brings to the subject, and partly because of her unusual background, which combines legal knowledge, direct line management experience and practical HR skills. It's a compelling mix and delegates repeatedly say that they just wouldn’t have believed employment law training could be so entertaining.