Employment law is currently more complex than it has ever been as a result of the Courts, successive governments and the European Union.
The last 20 years have seen such radical change…we have moved from unfair dismissal compensation limited to £11,300, just two forms of discrimination characteristic and two types of discrimination, to having 9 protected characteristics and 7 different types of discrimination. It doesn’t stop there, we now have TUPE, National Minimum Wage, the Working Time Regulations, and the limit for unfair dismissal has shot up to £76,574 or 12 months net pay.
How do you keep on top of this when your priority is running a successful business, not learning the ins and out of employment law? Who knows what the next 20 years will bring?
If you’re finding that even the basic, but essential, tasks such as reviewing your contracts and staff handbooks are taking a back seat, then it’s time to consider your options.
That’s where we can help
Whether through legal advice, representation or support, our clients value our practical and ‘hands on’ approach to solving their employment related problems.
It doesn’t matter what type or size of business you run; a public and AIM listed company, limited liability partnership, private company, local government body, or a charitable trust, any distraction can use up your valuable time and resources. We can help take these challenges off your shoulders.
How we can assist you
- Defending Tribunal Claims
- Restrictive Covenants and Confidential Business Information
- Settlement Agreements
- Contracts and Staff Handbooks
- Directors Service Agreements
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Re-organisations and re-structuring advice
- Redundancy Schemes
- Problematic Employees
- Performance Management
- Disciplinary and Grievance Matters
- Termination Arrangements
We are flexible to how you work with us, offering you advice the way that fits with the practicalities of your business. You can either pick up the phone, email or visit us, receiving our advice and being charged as per our hourly rate.
Peace of Mind
Alternatively you could become a member of our comprehensive employment support package called Peace of Mind. By joining Peace of Mind you will enjoy the following benefits:
- Complete review of documents, including staff contracts and handbooks
- Access to your own designated employment solicitor when you need them
- Training, including claims avoidance training
The list does not end here as there are many other benefits that you receive by joining the cost-effective and highly recommended Peace of Mind membership. Watch our video below and find out why Alex Lochrane, Chief Executive at the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance would recommend Peace of Mind.
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