Position: Partner, Employment
Phone: 01772 220195
Ruth has extensive experience in Employment and HR matters with a particular specialism within the Education sector representing schools, academies and FE providers. She has also worked with a number of businesses including those within the manufacturing and hospitality industries.
Ruth considers herself a "people" person and believes that her pragmatic approach and straightforward style coupled with her experience gives clients confidence in dealing with their employees.
She has regularly represented clients successfully at Employment Tribunal and also enjoys providing bespoke and interactive training sessions to clients.
23 Mar 2018
Employment & HR
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May I say how much the employment team at Forbes have helped Samlesbury Hall with staff issues over the past ten years.
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