Rubicon & Ellis Jones ~ HR Forum ~ Performance Management

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’ HR Forum will focus performance management and will take place remotely on Wednesday 17th May at 11am.

Performance management is a critical aspect of any business and involves; setting goals and expectations, providing feedback and coaching, and assessing employee performance.  Effective performance management will enhance employee engagement, productivity, and job satisfaction, ultimately contributing to the overall success of the business.

During this months’ HR Forum, Kate will discuss key components of performance management including:

  • Setting clear expectations
  • Providing regular feedback
  • Coaching for improvement
  • Conducting performance reviews

In addition to these key components, Kate will discuss recent tribunal cases related to performance management, providing valuable insights into the legal implications of performance management practices.

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.


17 May 2023


11:00 am - 12:00 pm




Jess Comolly-Jones
01202 688542