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Taking on employees

what can we do?

Our services include practical legal and commercial advice, from our employment and immigration lawyers and HR consultants. Our team will work with you to prepare your business for taking on a workforce, to include providing you with contracts and policies for your employees, interns and contractors; supporting you with carrying out mandatory right to work checks and other business immigration requirements and advice on avoiding discrimination and other pitfalls.


why choose us?

As your business grows, so too will your workforce. The business will shift from relying on founders and contractors, to taking on a fully employed workforce. The legal requirements necessary for this can appear daunting. At Browne Jacobson, our multidisciplinary team of employment and immigration lawyers and HR consultants can assist with the project and prepare your business. Our team can ensure your business has the necessary legal knowledge, Sponsor Licence, visa advice, contractual arrangements and practical insight to grow headcount from the UK and abroad.

What our clients say....

Telleroo is still early stage but with a great mission to disrupt transaction banking ahead, I feel in good hands when it comes to future legal challenges.

Fabian Flatz, Co-founder of Telleroo

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.
hr core international

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FAQs for startups

Below are some of the questions we are regularly asked by startups, covering a range of topic areas.


What do we need to do as a business to take on employees?

Elish highlights what you need to consider in order to be legally compliant when taking on employees. This video considers discrimination and ‘right to work’ checks, what stage you need to make these considerations, and what the consequences are if you don’t comply.