Employment

Our Employment Law team provides a single point of reference for advice and practical assistance on any employment related issue.

With ever changing employment legislation it has never been more important for employers to obtain prompt and accurate advice to guard against employee claims. We get to know your business and provide a responsive and pragmatic service focused on achieving successful commercial outcomes.

we make it possible by advising you on:

  • Advice and support for HR, line managers
  • Business transfers – TUPE
  • Drafting contracts, policies, handbooks
  • Employment Tribunal representation
  • Handling disciplinary issues and grievances
  • HR Compass – Employer Protection Scheme which includes advice, support and insurance cover against employment tribunal claims
  • In house training to protect against discrimination claims and help managers manage staff
  • Redundancy and internal reorganisation
  • Severance / compromise agreements

HR Compass is Harrison Drury’s employer protection scheme, giving businesses an easy and cost effective way to remove the burden and risk of employment legislation from their business. Click here for further information.

Employment problems as an employee

Employment disputes can arise in even the best-run businesses, and when they do occur, it is important that you can access legal advice without jeopardising your relationship with your employer.

We offer confidential advice on claims in the following areas and many more:

  • Redundancy
  • Wrongful or unfair dismissal
  • Grievance and disciplinary procedures
  • Discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, race, disability, religious or sexual orientation
  • Breach of contract
  • Wage deductions
  • Misconduct
  • Working hours and holiday entitlement
  • Parental leave and time off for dependants
  • Victimisation and bullying