Employment law services
We understand the importance of minimising tribunals and ensuring that matters are resolved quickly and cost-effectively.
Our services are aimed to create working environments that minimise claims brought. If matters do proceed to tribunal, we are more than capable of guiding you through this process.
"Tim Grainger offered excellent help and support following a recent employment law matter I had and it was concluded in a very satisfactory manner."
— Employment law client, 2018
Reaching amicable conclusions with employees following disputes
We are experienced in assisting businesses reach settlement. We can also draft settlement agreements recording the resolution to give you peace of mind.
Employee contract health checks
We keep abreast of the evolving case law and legislation affecting employment law. Through this, we can advise on the way best ways to keep your contracts relevant and well drafted.
Disciplinary / Grievance Procedures
Having robust internal procedure in place for disciplinary and grievance matters can save a lot of problems later on. We can advise on ensuring on such procedures and compliance with the ACAS code.
We can advise on ensuring that your employees are treated equally to avoid disputes and claims. If a claim does arise, we are well placed to assist in helping defend your business.
If a matter cannot settle amicably, then we deal with disputes which require judgement at a tribunal and our employment department can guide you through this stressful process.
Membership Package Benefits
If you sign up to membership, we can regularly update your employment law situation. We’ll deliver you with a tailored package to keep you up to date with changing legislation and other benefits.
We can work closely with your HR department to provide a holistic service. We advise on recruitment, redundancies and other legal matters.
We regularly take instructions from employees who are in disputes with their employer. We understand the stress that having problems at work can cause and we can provide accurate and timely advice regarding the following.
Whether it’s rights to pay, leave, health and safety, training, or having your say, we can advise on what the law entitles you to.
If you are dismissed for a reason which is unfair and your employer has not acted reasonably, then you may have a claim for unfair dismissal providing certain criteria are met.
If you and your employer wish to settle matters without proceeding to a tribunal, then a settlement agreement will record your resolution and ensure that you are compensated. The employer will be assured that no further claim will be made.
If you are made redundant then you may be entitled to a redundancy payment. Often your employer will pay this to you, but if they do not and you believe that you are entitled to a redundancy payment, please come and speak to us.
Be it on the grounds of on the grounds of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation or disability etc., your employer should not discriminate against you unless absolutely necessary.
If your employer is making life so difficult for you that you feel forced into resigning, you may have a claim for constructive dismissal.