Even the best run businesses experience employment upsets. Busy schedules financial pressures can sometimes lead to problems in the relationship between Employers and Employees. Uncertainty about the obligations imposed on Employers and Employees often worsens the problem. Expensive legal claims can follow.
Our experienced Employment Law Team take a proactive preventative approach to problems. With careful planning, Employers and Employees can avoid most areas likely to give rise to difficulty. We can prepare fair and clear employment terms for the benefit of both parties. We can also prepare effective disciplinary and grievance procedures, so that both Employer and Employee are fully aware of their rights and obligations. If litigation cannot be avoided we will guide you through the Tribunal and Court procedures without involving you in unnecessary jargon or delay.
Who do we help?
A broad range of Employers and Employees benefit from our advice. Our employer clients range from major companies and authorities to small privately owned businesses, where"getting it right" is just as important. We also advise all levels of Employees, from apprentices to directors and chief executive officers.
How do we help?
We understand the law relating to your business and regularly deal with the following:
- Employment law advice
- Employment aspects of commercial transactions inc acquisitions & disposals
- Preparing & reviewing contracts & policies of employment
- Disciplinary/grievance procedures
- Sex, Racial & Disability discrimination
- Unfair & wrongful dismissal
- Trade Unions & ACAS
- Redundancy - TUPE & employee consultation
- Restrictive covenants
- Settlement agreements
- Advising on share incentive & bonus schemes
- New discipline and grievance procedures 2004
Recommended for: Employment in Dorset and South Wiltshire
Steele Raymond LLP’s Simon Outten has a noteworthy practice in discrimination cases.
Source: The Legal 500 2011 an independent guide to the legal profession.