Employment law and Covid-19: The future of work with Jodie Hill (Managing Partner of Thrive)

This is the third Law in Practice lecture of this academic year focussing on issues relating to employment law and Covid-19.

As we approach ‘Freedom Day’ and the relaxation of all anti-Covid measures, this lecture will review the changes made to employment law as a result of coronavirus and look at the future of work.




Jodie Hill is Managing Partner of Thrive Law and part-time lecturer at Leeds Law School. She will discuss some of the key issues surrounding Covid-19, employment law and the future of work.

What are the rights of workers as we move to more permanent forms of remote working and how will this impact on their pay, holiday, sick leave and working costs?

The impact on mental health and what employers can do to support their teams

The requirements of tests and vaccine at work and some practical considerations.

Jodie Hill

Jodie Hill is a cross-qualified solicitor who set up Thrive Law to ensure employees can thrive in the workplace.

Jodie is an advocate for mental health and has a campaign to ensure mental health risk assessments are mandatory. She also cares greatly about women empowerment and set up Thrive Women to share advice, experiences and empower women in business.

Jodie was recently appointed to the Law Society’s employment law committee and as the chair for This Is Me – Yorkshire.

Law in Practice from Leeds Law School

Our guest lecture events provide opportunities for you to hear from speakers from a range of backgrounds and contexts, providing insight into developments and key issues of relevance to the legal sector and professional practice. Our events are open to legal professionals, students and members of the public with an interest in law and the specialist area being discussed.

Past lectures have been delivered by prominent members of the legal community, such as Sir Keir Starmer QC, Baroness Shami Chakrabarti and Caroline Goodwin QC.

The event is finished.


Jul 15 2021


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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