Kate Palmer

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Kate Palmer CIPD BA (Hons) is associate director of advisory at Peninsula and a member of our senior leadership team. She joined in 2009 from another top company where she was senior HR manager.

With a specialist background in facilities management in the NHS (public and private sectors), Kate offers a wealth of employment law experience. She is an expert negotiator; one notable case was with the NHS’s trade unions over terms and conditions in the Agenda for Change pay system.

Kate brings a drive and a passion for constant improvement to Peninsula; from the service to herself and the team. With deep knowledge and long-term enthusiasm for employment law, she shares her expertise by writing regular columns in major publications like the Huffington Post, the Sun, HR Magazine and more.

Insight / Covid-19: tips for employers

Employers need to know the rules when it comes to paying staff for self-quarantining or asking them to travel on business to high risk areas. Kate Palmer, associate director advisory at Pensinsula, provides useful tips for employers on dealing with Covid-19, the current strain of the coronavirus

Insight / What you need to know: EU workers and settled status

As the possibility of a no-deal Brexit nears, it becomes more important for EU workers to be aware of the requirement to apply for settled status to allow them to continue to work in the UK after 2020. Kate Palmer, associate director of advisory at Peninsula, sets out five key considerations for employers

Insight / Good Work Plan: what the new workplace laws mean for employers

Workplace practices are set to change when the government introduces new regulations for workers, increasing the compliance burden for employers. Kate Palmer, associate director of advisory at Peninsula, explains the implications and potential pitfalls