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Employment Law for Employers
Many organisations find themselves dealing with an increasing number of employment and HR-related issues. Our employment law team offers commercial, practical advice and solutions. Our highly experienced lawyers ensure that your needs are catered for, whether in the preparation of documents, advice, training and seminars on handling claims.
Given the barrage of legal obligations and responsibilities which employers have to deal with on a daily basis and the disruptive burden of legal proceedings on businesses, we understand the need for pre-emptive action. We will work carefully with you to draw up a strategy and process that minimises the potential for litigation.
EMPLOYMENT LAW ADVICE FOR EMPLOYERS
Employees have the right not to be unfairly selected for redundancy. To avoid this Employers should follow fair and objective criteria for selecting employees for redundancy. We can advise you with regard to the correct procedure to be followed to ensure that you act in accordance with statutory and/or contractual obligations, in order to avoid any unnecessary unfair dismissal claims.
A Settlement Agreement is a legally binding agreement entered into between you and your employee where that relationship has come to an end or to resolve an ongoing workplace dispute. The agreement is designed to stop any potential claims being issued or to halt any claims that have been issued by either party.
A Settlement Agreement is a powerful employment tool but it must be carefully drafted to ensure that it is legally binding. Our experts can assist you with negotiating and drafting legally binding Settlement Agreements in order to protect your business.
Making sure you have the right employment policies and contracts in place is critical to protecting yourself against costly employment disputes.
We can help to draft your employment documentation, including staff handbooks, review your contracts and make sure your business is legally compliant as well as up to date.
We can help you through the minefield of disciplinary processes and/or assist you if you receive a formal grievance from an employee.
We can advise you on whether TUPE applies as well as how best to minimise any risk on transfer.
We have expert knowledge in all aspects of outsourcing, public procurement, business sales and Acquisitions and insolvency.