Manchester-based global employment law consultancy, Peninsula Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Kate Palmer as HR Advice and Consultancy Director at Peninsula. As a result of this appointment, Kate will now sit on the board of UK Directors.

Kate joined the organisation nearly 20 years ago as a Duty Consultant. In that time, she has worked her way up the Peninsula Career Pathway significantly with her role progressing into a senior director position with the business.

With full responsibility for the management and leadership of Peninsula’s HR advice and consultancy departments, Kate is involved in all aspects of HR and employment law advice. She develops Peninsula’s expert HR advisors and ensures Peninsula’s clients get the answers they need every time they call. Kate will also continue to play a pivotal role in building on Peninsula’s outstanding reputation for super service and delivery to business owners throughout the UK.

Commenting on her appointment, Kate Palmer said:

“I feel incredibly privileged and excited to be part of the leadership of Peninsula at such an exciting and challenging time. For the rest of this year and into 2021, we will be continuing to advance our super service and provide much-needed support and guidance to businesses in the pandemic. With new restrictions being announced daily, right now, it’s tough to be a business owner. The legal changes are complex, and the long-term consequences of making a bad decision could be severe. That’s where Peninsula comes in. Our HR experts monitor and evaluate the implications of every government update hour by hour so they can provide the best advice to ensure employers are making the right decisions.

Peter Done, Founder and Group Managing Director added:

“I’m pleased to announce Kate’s appointment as HR Advice and Consultancy Director at Peninsula. Kate has been with the business for nearly 20 years, and her appointment and career progression show that through hard work, grit and determination, your efforts will not go unrewarded in the Peninsula Group.

“Through Kate’s strong leadership, Peninsula’s HR advice service has continued to provide fantastic support to over 35,000 clients throughout the pandemic. During the national lockdown, Peninsula’s 24-hour advice line received hundreds of thousands of calls from anxious employers about coronavirus.

“The breadth and depth of her expertise and experience will continue to make a significant contribution to our business, and I believe her passion for Peninsula will help us further develop and deliver our outstanding services for the benefit of business owners across the UK.”

By Lisa Baker, Senior Editor

Senior Editor Lisa Baker is the owner of Need to See it Publishing Group, providing contract news for business and news sites across the UK. Lisa is an experienced HR writer and commentator, editing HR publications for more than 5 years.