Employment Law

Solving employment issues with you

We provide prompt, practical and effective solutions on a range of employment and HR issues.


We work with clients on a wide range of assignments, including representation in employment tribunals and court. We also advise on health and safety issues and provide training in leadership and effective self-management.

Also, we regularly provide insights into recent developments in law and HR practices, and can offer a fixed-fee employment and HR support package.


We understand that every situation is different so we deliver services that are tailored to your needs, which will lead to the best possible outcome. Some practical and cost-effective solutions we have come up with include an employment GDPR and data privacy toolkit and nominally priced completions for onsite/offsite settlement agreements


We also appreciate the challenges employers face. We are continually evolving by closely partnering with our clients on anticipated issues as well as opportunities they can embrace. So far we have advised on vital updates on anticipated changes to the law, how cyber developments can affect businesses and how to best manage a diverse workforce.


As a team we are passionate about the areas employers and employees often find difficult to address. Mental health, menopause and other hormone imbalances, and gender identity are some examples.


We're particularly talented in managing discrimination and equality matters and have the sensitivity needed to address issues like bullying in the workplace as well as give training. Bhavna has a great deal of expertise in this regard given her previous experience.


We strongly believe that the best and most successful employers are those who are open minded and forward thinking. We will help you create that environment from which your business will benefit.


Bhavna has well over 10 years of experience in working with insurers so we will consider this form of funding if required. She has also worked with many individuals on sensitive employment-related matters.


Download our Employment and HR Guide 2018. Containing key information, stats and dates 


Amongst other things we advise on...


  • Contested dismissals & conflict resolution

  • Employment contracts & handbook policies/procedures

  • Business protection (including post-termination restrictions, confidentiality, intellectual property)

  • Immigration

  • Redundancies, restructures & TUPE

  • Dismissals, disciplinaries & grievances

  • Performance management & succession planning

  • Ill-health & incapacity

  • Whistleblowing

  • Unfair dismissal

  • Working time & time off

  • Family-related rights

  • Agency, company & partnership issues

  • Atypical working (including contractors, volunteers, apprentices and seasonal workers)

  • Benefits & reward

  • Talent retention & attraction

  • Employment law & HR training for your staff & the leadership team


Recent experience:


  • Handling a complex unfair dismissal and disability-related discrimination claim worth in excess of £100k for a senior employee
  • Advising a national company which designs, manufactures and supplies disability equipment on how to manage its restructure across five sites and strategies for cost reduction which involved changing employment terms and conditions for its 130 or so employees.
  • Undertaking a bespoke leadership and effective self-management training programme for the senior talent of a pioneering UK intellectual property firm.
  • Successfully resisting a variety of claims, including a bonus claim in excess of £150k.
  • Providing transactional support to our corporate team on a number of deals including Flagship Europe's acquisition of Calder Foods, a leading manufacturer of chilled food products. This included drafting employment specific warranties and indemnities, undertaking relevant due diligence and identifying employment risks and issues.



Have you booked to attend our next free Employment and HR Breakfast Briefings? 


Each session focuses on key employment and HR developments. You will walk away with useful tools you can use straightaway.


The next briefing will cover data protection and GDPR for employers, bias and mental heath in the workplace. health and safety and a round up of latest law. 


Book your place: October 9th  - Horsham

Book your place: October 11th  - London


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