Meet the Team


Darren Newman

Employment Law Trainer

Darren has been an employment lawyer since qualifying at the Bar in 1990. He worked for many years for IDS, writing on the leading employment law journal IDS Brief.

Darren is the former Head of Employment Law and Social Affairs at the Chemical Industries Association and as an employment law consultant represented both small and large employers at employment tribunals around the country.

Since 2000 Darren has specialised in providing employment law training and combines unparalleled expertise with an infectious enthusiasm for the subject and a practical and commercial approach. In recent years he has provided training on almost every employment law topic imaginable to major Government departments. Local authorities, public bodies and large commercial organisations. He is also consultant editor for the IRS Employment Law Bulletin and writes regularly for XpertHR, Employers’ Law and the Equal Opportunities Review.


rosanne-bernard-195x234Rosanne Bernard

People Management Trainer

Rosanne is passionate about helping organisations and individuals grow and achieve their maximum potential. She has gained substantial experience working in Human Resources as a HR Business Partner, a trainer and as a coach. Her experience has been gained working in blue chip companies in a wide range of sectors as well as in the public sector. Rosanne designs and delivers training on HR related areas such as recruitment and selection; managing disciplinaries and grievances, conducting workplace investigations, managing absence, managing performance, managing sensitive issues and diversity and dignity at work. She also delivers training in areas such as managing change and coaching skills for managers. All training is bespoke and designed specifically to meet client needs and reinforce internal policies and practices as appropriate. Rosanne is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, an Accredited Executive Coach and a  Business Practitioner in NLP.


Paul Gasowski

Client Services

Paul has over twenty years experience organising in-house training. Previously, Paul was head of in-house training at both Croner Publications and LexisNexis Conferences and Training before starting In-Company Training Services with Darren Newman seven years ago.

Paul’s key role is one of liaison and coordination and he will be the main point of contact from your initial enquiry to the delivery of your training. He will be able to discuss your training requirements and suggest ways to tailor the course to meet your needs. Paul will be pleased to arrange a meeting at your offices, or a telephone conversation between you and the trainer to help plan your training programme. Call Paul now on 0208 943 1099 to discuss your training requirements.