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Employment Law

For Businesses

As an employer, it is hard to find time to keep up with the constantly changing raft of employment law while also running a successful business.

Even large organisations with dedicated human resource or personnel departments can struggle to ensure that they are up to date, whilst smaller organisations often do not have the resources to respond correctly.

If you are faced with a disciplinary issue, a need to make redundancies or a grievance is raised, the Elliot Mather employment team is available to provide access to legal advice and assistance at very short notice. We will help you through the maze of legislation and will represent, protect and defend your best interests.

We can also draft and implement a new system or review your existing contracts of employment and supporting policies and procedures. In doing this we will highlight any areas where you are vulnerable and look to suggest ways of updating your documents to ensure that they remain legally compliant with and also provide your business with maximum protection. The employment team has experience of working with businesses in a variety of sectors and as part of this service we can draft any bespoke policies or clauses you feel are necessary for the successful operation of your business.

In addition to the above, we offer expert specialist advice and guidance in:

Drafting and enforcing restrictive covenants when an employee leaves;

Implementation and monitoring of equal opportunities, diversity and anti-discrimination policies;

Day to day support with HR issues such as absence management and disciplinary issues;

Assistance and advice regarding legal requirements when making redundancies, including guidance in preparation of a suitable redundancy selection criteria and policy, and implementation of a redundancy decision;

Defending any Employment Tribunal claim made by an employee;

Drafting settlement agreements;

Advising on TUPE obligations in the event of a sale of the company.

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