Free HR Forum ~ Conduct / Gross Misconduct Processes ~ Rubicon & Ellis Jones

Virtual HR Forum:

Rubicon Recruitment and Ellis Jones are delighted to invite you to the FREE HR Forum – a monthly session for HR Professionals to explore, and discuss, topics of interest within their field with other like-minded professionals.

Hosted by Jess Comolly-Jones (Director, Rubicon) and Kate Brooks (Head of HR and Employment Law Partner, Ellis Jones) you’ll benefit from the opportunity to network with peers and share advice & best practice.

This months’ virtual HR Forum will take place on the 19th of July at 11am via Zoom and will focus on Conduct/Gross Misconduct Processes and data protection issues with secret recording and platforms such as WhatsApp.

Clear and effective conduct policies help maintain a respectful and productive work environment, outlining expected behaviours and consequences for misconduct. By exploring the complexities surrounding conduct and gross misconduct policies, this event will equip you with the knowledge to effectively address and handle disciplinary situations within your business.

Additionally, with the rise of digital platforms and the ease of secret recording, it is essential to navigate data protection issues carefully.  Kate will delve into; the complexities of data protection issues, the legal implications, practical considerations, and proactive measures you can take to navigate these sensitive areas effectively.

This is a unique opportunity to stay up-to-date with the latest industry standards & emerging trends and gain actionable strategies to ensure compliance with data protection regulations.

Kate Brooks is a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ by The Legal 500 and is a Partner at Ellis Jones.  Kate specialises in Employment Law and HR Advice.  Kate acts for many local businesses and her work includes: defending Employment Tribunal claims; negotiating termination deals; preparing/reviewing/amending employment documentation; advising on employment status; data protection; how to change terms and conditions of employment; restrictions after the end of employment; HR consultancy service; HR training, and preparing & negotiating settlement agreements.

Jess Comolly-Jones is Rubicon Recruitment’s Director of Office Division and Senior Appointments.  A recruitment specialist with over 17 years’ experience in the industry, Jess regularly works with clients, closely with HR Professionals/Hiring Managers and Senior Management, across a range of sectors – including aerospace, technology, distribution, and manufacturing/product.  You can find and connect with Jess on LinkedIn.


19 Jul 2023


11:00 am - 12:00 pm




Jess Comolly-Jones
01202 688542