John is one of a small team of Employee and Industrial Relations Specialists within the EEF. The team is growing the EEF network by forging links with employers, unions and professional bodies in the Midlands and nationally. John conducts bespoke presentations on a range of legal and managerial aspects, advises on best practice for updating ER policies and introducing viable industrial relations structures. Having completed a Masters degree in Industrial Relations John has acquired a background of hands on ER and IR work, and has delivered ground breaking solutions for multi-site UK and international companies. He has been a driving force in bringing change and harmony to companies in the UK, Europe and the Far East. John also has extensive experience of successful trade union negotiation and workplace co-determination and has previously worked on Government initiatives to investigate and reduce employee absence from work. John has considerable experience as a trainer and presenter, having taught on CIPD courses, guest lectured on Masters programmes for the Business sector at Warwick University and for business employer forums and seminars.