Some aspects of employer legal advice are based on dealing with employment disputes and problems but, unusually, our employment law team also offer training, ongoing support and legal advice to help employers establish and maintain a positive and thriving workplace.

We advise employers of all types, sizes and in all business sectors on issues including:-

  • disciplinary procedures
  • how to deal with employee grievances
  • recruitment and retention
  • redundancy
  • unfair dismissal
  • all areas of discrimination
  • employment law aspects of business sales and acquisitions
  • transfer of undertakings (TUPE)
  • restrictive covenants in employment contracts and enforcing where necessary
  • family friendly working arrangements
  • temporary or agency workers
  • employees working from home and mobile workers
  • use of technology at work, whether employees own phones or tablets (bring your own device) or laptops, phones or tablets provided by the employer. We also advise on social media policies, risks and reputation management and risks
  • working time
  • data protection and confidential data and information
  • varying/updating terms and conditions of employment

Our employment lawyers provide cost effective bespoke employment policies and Agreements

  • employment contracts and service agreements
  • consultancy agreements
  • staff handbooks
  • all employment related polices (eg equal opportunities, email and internet)
  • settlement agreements (formerly called compromise agreements)

With employee disputes we provide experienced and effective legal representation

  • defending employment tribunal claims
  • pursuing or defending breach of contract claims (eg wrongful dismissal, confidentiality and post-termination restrictive covenants) in county courts and the High Court
  • applying for injunctions against employees where necessary

Ongoing support, training and regular updates for employer clients

  • seminars and workshops – tailored to individual businesses
  • monthly newsletters

What’s next?

Get in touch for an informal discussion or meet us to make a final decision about instructing us for your employment law needs.