Directors and Associates
Clive Bane BA (Hons.), MA, Dip.IR, MBA, MCIPD, FRSA
Clive has worked in Human Resources in the UK and internationally for over 30 years, latterly as HR Director at University of the Arts London. He is a longstanding Member of CIPD, a Fellow of the RSA, and has an MBA and a Diploma in Industrial Relations. Clive has a special interest and expertise in employment and industrial relations, both at a policy level and in "hands on" experience of implementing effective processes for preventing or dealing with disputes. He has either commissioned or conducted numerous investigations, and has been involved in resolving many individual and collective disputes.
Sally Cowen (LLB (Hons), Barrister (1995 Call)
Sally is a Barrister who has advised and represented both Claimants and Respondents from a wide variety of sectors in employment law matters since 1995, including banks, retailers, the NHS and various educational establishments. She has been a member of chambers at Cloisters, London since 2008. She has particular expertise in workplace discrimination issues having dealt with a large number of disability, sex and age discrimination claims. Her forte is in handling large, factually complex cases. She is much praised for her attention to detail, patience and tenacity. Sally has undertaken a number of workplace investigations, via her chambers and for B3sixty, where she was an Associate before becoming a Director in January 2018.
Steve Hodder BSc (Hons), MCIPD
Steve had a 30-year career in Acas (Advisory Conciliation & Arbitration Service) culminating in his role as Director for London and National Conciliator. Steve is a long-term member of CIPD, and author of the book “Resolving Conflicts at Work: A Guide to Negotiation and Joint Problem-solving in the Workplace”. He is an experienced investigator and mediator, equally at home dealing with workplace disputes between individuals or addressing collective issues involving employers and trade unions. He has assisted organisations in the design and implementation of new HR policies and procedures, and helped draw up trade union recognition and partnership agreements. Steve is also an experienced and effective trainer, with a particular interest in enhancing management negotiation and consultation skills and in building effective relationships with employee representatives.
Katie Hayday BA (Hons)
Katie trained and practised as a solicitor in the litigation practice of Clifford Chance between 2002 and 2012. During this time she worked on a number of high profile insurance, reinsurance, contract and financial services disputes as well as financial services investigations. Katie was also involved in a number of mediations and arbitrations in the course of her work. Katie has a degree in French and Spanish and spent a year in Paris during her legal training - six months in the Clifford Chance office and six months seconded to EADS. Since 2012, Katie has focused on running the Joshua Hayday Helping Hand Trust - a charity that supports families caring for children with life-limiting conditions and working as an associate for B3sixty. With her legal background and experience of running a charity, Katie is particularly well-placed to assist voluntary sector organisations with their dispute resolution and investigation needs.
We have a group of Associates who have considerable experience of investigations and dispute resolution in employment and education. This enables B3sixty to provide a timely and comprehensive service, both geographically and across sectors.
Our Associates have all been senior managers and professionals and they have experience and expertise across higher and further education, local government, schools, the civil service and agencies, professional services and the voluntary sector.All Associates are fully trained by B3sixty, and are committed to undertaking investigations the B3sixty way.