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There are few issues that affect every organisation to the same extent as dealing with employees. When an issue arises, you need quick and clear advice and support to manage not just the legal process, but the politics and PR issues associated with many staffing matters.

Our national employment law team specialises in advising employers in their specific context. Whether designing bespoke employment contracts and policies for your workforce, supporting you to achieve a smooth staffing restructure, advising on the recruitment of migrant workers or defending a complex discrimination claim at the employment tribunal, our team of proactive sector-experienced lawyers can support you. We deliver commercial advice that is focused on supporting you through the process to achieve your desired goal.

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Hear from Helen Taylor and Alex Berkshire on the new proposed Immigration system

The Government has published its long awaited proposals for a new immigration system, billed as the biggest change to the immigration system in over 40 years, having wide ranging ramifications for employees looking to recruit both EU and non-EU workers. Helen Taylor and Alex Berkshire detail the proposals and explore the potential impact on UK business.

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what we do...

  • National employment law team with over 20 lawyers and HR professionals - providing a full employment legal service to our clients from our offices in Birmingham, Exeter, London, Manchester and Nottingham. employment law specialists - including restructures, redundancy exercises, mergers, acquisitions, disposals and managing change.

  • Proactive advice on contracts, settlement agreements, remuneration strategies and policies - including secondments, diversity, maternity, paternity, harassment, disciplinary, grievance, whistle-blowing, immigration etc.

  • Trade unions - we advise on relationships and negotiations with trade unions and their legal representatives and have wide experience of dealing with TUPE situations in both the public and private sectors.

  • Bespoke training to management and councillors in conducting disciplinary and appeal hearings.

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HR core for international clients

HR core offers fixed price access to expert HR professionals, supporting you through the complexities of UK employment law, helping you identify strategic opportunities and minimise your exposure to disruptive and expensive litigation.

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