Employment Law

Employment Law for Employers

With an average tribunal claim costing the employer thousands of pounds, as well as valuable management time, it pays to stay on the right side of the law.

How can we help your firm?

At Hunt & Coombs Solicitors, our employment lawyers and solicitors can help you with:

Day to day employment advice

Grievance and disciplinary issues, absence management, stress claims, managing poor performance, mediation, working time, employment status and atypical working arrangements

Employment tribunal litigation and dispute resolution

Unfair dismissal, discrimination, TUPE claims, family friendly rights, mediation and breach of contract

Litigation

Bonus claims, team moves, breach of contract, commission, confidentiality, breach of fiduciary duties, industrial action, recovery from employees, restrictive covenants, garden leave and wrongful dismissal.

Business protection

Protecting confidential information and intellectual property, recovering company property, injunctions and claims for damages and accounts of profits.

Restructuring

Restructuring and effecting change, redundancies, outsourcing, change of service provider and in-sourcing, TUPE, relocations and closures, changes to terms and conditions and insolvency.

Family friendly issues

Maternity and adoption leave, bonus issues, paternity leave, parental leave, time-off rights and flexible working.

Discrimination

Age, Disability, equal pay, gender reassignment, marital status, race, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation, trade union membership, whistle blowing, part time and fixed time workers.

Employee privacy and data protection

Vetting, references, monitoring, security issues, dealing with subject access requests and retention of documents.

Documentation, contract and policy

Employment contracts, employment policies and procedures, service agreements, staff handbooks, employment letters, consultancy agreements and standard form documents.

Severance

Negotiating severance terms, settlement agreements, garden leave and protecting business assets.

Health checks

Carrying out assessments of your current employment policies and procedures to optimise efficiency and ensure the most cost effective and legally compliant practices.

Training

Training your staff on any aspect of employment law or on the implementation of new working practices.

Contact

Lesley Milne

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Accreditations

We are accredited in a number of areas to provide you with the confidence that you will receive the highest quality legal advice and service.

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