Expert: Kate Palmer

Kate Palmer CIPD is the head of advisory at law firm Peninsula and is a member of its senior leadership team. She joined in 2009 having held a senior HR manager's role in another large company. With a specialist background in facilities management in the NHS, Kate offers a wealth of employment law experience. She's an expert negotiator - one notable case was with the NHS's trade unions over terms and conditions in the Agenda for Change pay system.

Articles by Kate Palmer

How much holiday time do I have to give staff?

Ensuring staff have the correct right to annual leave and that they are taking this to relax and recharge their batteries is essential for businesses that rely on employee engagement and productivity. Failing to provide staff with holiday could constitute a breach of working time rules. more»