Up next, is Jessica English, senior solicitor at ESP Law who loves building customer relationships and is currently experiencing another type of court – by taking up tennis!
The opportunity to work with high calibre customers in the mid-market, and exceptional colleagues in a flexible working environment.
I suspect I would want to know more about the alien than it would want to know about esphr! However, if pushed, I’d say that we help employers plan, navigate and manage employment relationships.
It’s got to be Charlotte Morris. Charlotte and I have job-shared on and off for a number of years now – we make a great team (even if I do say so myself!). I can’t believe she has had the stamina to put up with me for long!
I wouldn’t say I have one funniest memory, but my colleague Jayne Nevins is naturally a very funny person. She knows exactly how to tell a good story!
Relationships with customers – it has always been my favourite part of what we do. Building relationships and helping HR teams and organisations to navigate some tricky, and often interesting, employee relations (ER) situations means that no two days are ever the same.
I come from a family of teachers and so I’ve always harboured an idea that I would make a good educator. However, the last year of lockdowns and homeschooling has confirmed that my thoughts in this regard are perhaps unfounded!
Still as a market leader in ER support and challenging the status quo in the employment law and ER technology space.
I have just started to learn to play tennis. As the daughter of PE teachers, I tried nearly every sport going growing up except for this one. Naturally, that means I now want to give it a go and I’m loving learning a new skill.
With the exception of my husband and kids (obviously!), I would like my parents with me. I’ve missed them very much in the various lockdowns.
Michelle and Barak Obama. I have read all their books and think they are both incredibly inspirational – a true power couple.
Nisha Katona MBE. A fellow legal bod for a bit of chat and I love her food! She can also help me cater the dinner party.
Gareth Southgate. As a sporting household, we love him as England manager and I’d really like to talk to him about his journey from player to national team boss, and how he inspires and manages his players and staff.
Bruce Springsteen. I love his music, however, I have never seen him live. Plus, he can entertain us at the party.
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Senior solicitor, ESP Law Ltd
Jessica is a pragmatic employment solicitor and litigator with a range of experience in both private practice and in-house. Having begun her career in a Trade Union firm she made the move to exclusively advising businesses over 10 years ago. Her breadth of experience includes advising clients in the retail, manufacturing and transport sectors and immediately prior to joining esphr, she worked as an in-house employment lawyer for a national care charity with over 5,000 staff.