David G Miles HR Consultant

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Contact Details

David leads Blake Morgan's HR Consultancy Service and has extensive HR, senior management and consultancy experience. 

Main areas of practice

With experience as HR Director of a large and complex organisation, together with success in chief executive roles, David deploys a blend of HR, general management skills and knowledge to both operational and strategic issues across a wide range of organisations.


His recent ‘not for profit’ clients have included three private schools, a Catholic diocese, a Housing Association, a care homes provider, a community finance organisation and a university student union.

David's recent private sector clients include a multinational manufacturer and a worldwide risk analysis practice, as well as a number of SMEs, including a marketing and design company and industrial supplies and manufacturing companies.

Significant experience

A range of sectors including , Charities, Social Enterprises, Education (higher and secondary), Food and Non Food Retail, Funeral Services, Property Investment, Distribution (ambient and temperature controlled), IT, E-Commerce, Food Processing and Manufacturing.

Other expertise

David's recent client activity has included managing and advising on redundancy processes; facilitating and chairing appeal hearings; conducting disciplinary and grievance investigations, including those involving chief executives; senior recruitment and selection; a comprehensive review of employee policies and contracts; reviewing HR provision and an organisational structure and process review.


Articles by David G

Guide: Our workplace mediation service


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Gender Pay Reporting – draft guidance published


ACAS and the Government Equalities Office have together published draft guidance on the Gender Pay reporting regulations applying to employers with 250 or more employees.

Gender pay reporting – Final draft Regulations published


Final draft Regulations have been published requiring employers with 250 or more employees to report on gender pay. We consider the main requirements and what has changed since the previous draft regulations.

Related Knowledge & Resources

Suspending an employee from work

A recent Court of Appeal decision provides useful guidance for employers and held that there is no breach of the implied term of trust and confidence where there is reasonable and proper cause to suspend an employee from work pending investigations.

Duty of full and frank disclosure: Wild Brain Family International Ltd v (1) Robson & (2) Chubb [2018] EWHC 3163 (Ch)

In court proceedings injunctive relief may be granted to the claimant after successfully asserting a without notice application in circumstances where, for example, there is a case of extreme urgency or if there is a need for secrecy.

Merits of the underlying claim relevant in granting an interim injunction to enforce a restrictive covenant: Berry Recruitment Limited v Brooke Donovan

In this particular employment court case, the court had to rule on an interim injunction against a former employee for a possible breach of restrictive covenant. We explore in more detail.

Guide: Our workplace mediation service

Do you have conflict in the workplace that takes up your valuable time and has a damaging effect on team performance?

Immigration Compliance Audit Service

Blake Morgan is one of the few larger law firms that offer an immigration compliance audit service. We are well placed to do so, drawing on our immigration and commercial expertise.