Neurodiversity in the workplace

Neurodiversity in the workplace means all jigsaw pieces must fit together

Managing people means dealing with a range of people and personalities.  As neurodivergent people make up roughly 15% of the workforce, there is a good chance that this will include some of your staff.  Your organisation should have supportive practices and procedures in place that can help every team member to work at their best.…

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Changes at YESS – November 2020

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After six and a half years of building and growing YESS with Camilla (and more recently as Joint CEO with Karen) Emma has decided to step down as Joint-CEO to become a Consultant Solicitor focusing on mediation. You can read more about Emma’s decision and her reflections on her time at YESS here. This means…

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Reflections – Emma looks back on her time at YESS

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As Emma Webster steps down as Joint-CEO she looks back on over 6 years of hard work, from growing YESS from scratch with Camilla to where we are now, helping hundreds of clients every year.   I started this blog several times. I hate those leaving blogs that read like an obituary or an Oscars…

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New mediation service aims to deal swiftly with Covid-19 workplace issues


Free mediation advice for employees and small employers experiencing work issues due to Covid-19 DRAW (Dispute Resolution Assistance and Mediation in the Workplace) is a free online mediation service provided by Your Employment Settlement Service, through ELAN (Employment Law Advice Network), and funded by Trust for London. Camilla Palmer, Solicitor at Your Employment Settlement Service,…

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YESS Law listed in The Times 200 Best Law Firms 2019

Best Law Firm of Employment Law Solicitors

      We are delighted and extremely proud to have been named as one of The Times 200 Best Law Firms 2019! We are one of just 30 legal service providers listed for employment law expertise, as recommended by other lawyers. For us to be recognised alongside leading commercial firms, confirms that our unique…

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YESS Law to work with Fawcett Society following Carrie Gracie announcement

Following today’s Carrie Gracie announcement, we are delighted to be working with the Fawcett Society to advise lower paid women on equal pay, starting later this year. The full text of the Fawcett Society press release concerning today’s Carrie Gracie announcement follows: Carrie Gracie donates BBC backdated pay to Fawcett Society to support women fighting…

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Hello from the new Joint-CEO

I am so pleased to have taken up the position of Joint-CEO with Emma Webster, with effect from 11th June 2018.  It is an immense privilege to take over this position from Camilla Palmer QC, and to continue the valuable work of YESS Law since it was founded in 2014.  We are fortunate to have…

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Emma and Camilla to become joint CEOs of YESS

By Emma Webster and Camilla Palmer Emma I heard about YESS through a friend. It sounded like an intriguing project at a time when I was fed up with private practice, had two small children and needed flexibility but did not want to compromise on the quality of the organisation where I worked. I did…

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