Our Commercial Employment Services include:
We are experienced in preparing the full range of employer documentation ranging from one-off contracts or policies to a comprehensive suite of employment contracts and staff handbook. We can also assist with the implementation process in the training of your relevant staff.
We can advise on all aspects of unfair dismissal or constructive unfair dismissal claims and have experience from both sides of the fence.
Race, Sex, Religion/Belief, Sexual Orientation, Gender Reassignment, Marriage and Civil Partnership, Pregnancy/Maternity, Disability and Age: Our employment team can offer expert legal advice and assistance in dealing with all aspects of a claim of discrimination, including the drafting of Replies and issues under the new Equality Act regime.
We can assist with drafting and preparing Settlement Agreements, as well as advising you on best practice for your discussions with employees.
The employment team has particular expertise in High Court and County Court injunctions enforcing restrictive covenants on behalf of employers. We understand the need to move quickly in such situations and you will be assisted throughout by a specialist employment lawyer. We can also advise employers on the wording of restrictive covenants to be included in contracts of employment.
Employers are required to have in place written disciplinary and grievance procedures. We can assist you both at the outset in drafting disciplinary and grievance procedures tailored to meet the needs of your business and when any dispute arises.
If your business is contemplating a reorganisation, our employment lawyers can advise you as to your legal obligations and assist and guide you through redundancy procedures and consultations with employees and trade unions and assist and advise on drawing up settlement agreements.
Employee benefits vary widely however we can advise you in relation to a broad range of employee benefits including pension and bonus schemes as well as other statutory rights of employees.
Representing our clients before an Employment Tribunal is one of our areas of expertise.