Employment Relations


The Employment Relations Team provide advice and support on all HR policies and procedures, including short and long-term sickness absence, disciplinary procedures, grievance procedures and dignity procedures.

They also provide advice on the application of policies such as maternity and shared parental leave, contractual terms and conditions, and worklife balance policies.


Employment Relations Team

Head of Employment Relations Janet Brothwelljanet.brothwell@
Tel: 0115 951 5209


For enquiries regarding performance management, disciplinaries, grievance procedures or dignity complaints, contact:
Paul Arnold-Murray Senior ER Adviser

Tel: 0115 846 6088

Ferdausi Begum Senior ER Adviser ferdausi.begum@nottingham.ac.uk
Tel: 0797 0975 189 
Nicola Gibson Senior ER Adviser

Tel: 0115 951 5214

Kate Reid      Senior ER

Tel: 0115 748 6760    

Deborah Smithson  Senior ER Adviser   

Tel: 0115 846 8350            


Performance Management Team:
Joanna Applewhite Senior ER Adviser  joanna.applewhite@nottingham.ac.uk
Tel: 0115 748 6759
Andrea Cotterill Senior ER Adviser andrea.cotterill@nottingham.ac.uk 
Tel: 0115 951 5779
Angela Killeavy Senior ER Adviser angela.killeavy@nottingham.ac.uk
Tel: 0115 748 4601


For general enquiries regarding employment, maternity or paternity queries, shared parental leave or sickness absence procedures, contact:
Ally O'Rourke ER Adviser

Tel: 0115 823 2821

Kirstie Sandy ER Adviser

Tel: 0115 846 6898