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employment


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.

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.

training and events

22Nov

Fraud and wrongdoing seminar DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Tower of London, 7 Pepys Street, London

The latest in our series of events examining fraud and wrongdoing, we focus on the evolving legal, commercial and cultural landscape of whistle-blowing, including the trials faced by whistle-blowers; and the challenges for organisations, leaders and the law in creating environments in which individuals feel empowered to report wrongdoing.

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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.

Read our interactive digital document for details about how HR core could work for your organisation.
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related resources

Legal updates

Employer responsible for ex-employee data breach

In the recent case of Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC v Various Claimants the Court of Appeal held that an employer could be held vicariously liable even where the intention of the employee committing the relevant act was to harm his employer rather than to achieve some benefit for himself or to inflict injury on a third party.

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Brexit

Changes to immigration rules

The Government have announced a number of changes to the Immigration Rules, some of which are detailed below.

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Upcoming webinars

Immigration update

Hear from our immigration experts on employing EEA Nationals pre and post Brexit

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Vicarious liability for contractors - hear from James Arrowsmith

Watch this update on vicarious liability which covers the most recent case law including various claimants and Barclays bank.

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