About the authors

Bar HubermanBar Huberman
My role at XpertHR is employment law editor. This allows me to indulge my wish to keep up-to-date with the ever changing… more

Charlotte WolffCharlotte Wolff
I have a general interest in employment issues, and am especially enthused by the “softer” side of employer/employee relations… more

Clio SpringerClio Springer
My particular interest is helping employers deal with difficult situations by understanding how to follow the correct procedures… more

David ShepherdDavid Shepherd
I’m interested in the changing workplace and the evolving role of the HR professional. I strive to keep up with labour market and… more

Ed CroninEd Cronin
Working in XpertHR’s dedicated research unit means that my work covers the whole range of topics covered by XpertHR. My personal… more

Eleanor GelderEleanor Gelder
I joined the XpertHR team as employment law editor. Prior to joining XpertHR, I qualified as an employment solicitor… more

Emily SissonsEmily Sissons
As chief sub-editor for XpertHR, I am a firm believer in the power of plain English as a communicative tool. So it’s my job… more

Jeya ThiruchelvamJeya Thiruchelvam
I joined the XpertHR editorial team after a six year spell in private practice as an employment solicitor. I graduated from… more

Joanna StubbsJoanna Stubbs
A particular interest is the gender-pay gap and its contributing factors – the inadequacies of the equal pay legislation and the tribunal… more

John ReadJohn Read
Although I have a general interest in all areas of employment law and practice (probably a good thing as I’m an employment law editor)… more

Katey WardKatey Ward
Working in XpertHR’s dedicated research unit means that my work covers the whole range of topics covered by XpertHR… more

Luke SmithLuke Smith
As assistant editor for XpertHR I have a broad role, updating and maintaining content across the site. Having just moved… more

Madeleine GrahamMadeleine Graham
I am one of the employment law editors at XpertHR. Prior to joining XpertHR I worked for a number of years as a solicitor specialising in employment law… more

Mark CrailMark Crail
As head of salary survey and HR data benchmarking services for XpertHR, I oversee the collection and publication of… more

Michael CartyMichael Carty
I am XpertHR’s benchmarking editor, and as such am interested in how data on all… more

Noel O'ReillyNoel O’Reilly
I am editor of Occupational Health and Employers’ Law magazines and a contributor to PersonnelToday.com… more

Noelle MurphyNoelle Murphy
I am the editor of our survey-based features and employer practice case studies… more

Rachel SharpRachel Sharp
As researcher/writer on XpertHR Pay and Benefits, I am responsible for producing content on pay and reward… more

Rachel SuffRachel Suff
Although I only started working as a researcher/writer for XpertHR in January 2010, my history with the company goes back much further… more

Sarah AndersonSarah Anderson
I joined the XpertHR team as an employment law editor in 2012. Prior to this, I practised as an employment lawyer in London… more

Sharon McArthurSharon McArthur
As participation manager for XpertHR salary surveys my role is to help subscriber’s match their organisations roles… more

Sarah WelfareSarah Welfare
Interests: pay, benefits and pensions; how economic change is impacting on the jobs people do and how they are rewarded… more

Sheila AttwoodSheila Attwood
As XpertHR’s Pay and Benefits Editor, my role includes responsibility for the pay and reward content of XpertHR… more

Susie MunroSusie Munro
I joined the XpertHR editorial team having previously worked for Age Concern England where I developed a particular… more

Stephen SimpsonStephen Simpson
I am interested in any employment law changes that have an impact on employers’ policies and procedures and keep up to date… more