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Employment Law for Employers

As a business, the key to your profitability is keeping your day-to-day operations smooth and efficient. And the key to keeping your operations smooth and efficient is a happy and valued workforce. We know how tricky it can be to stay up to date with your responsibilities as an employer. But with us by your side, you can be sure you are providing the best possible work environment for your employees.

At Whiskers Solicitors, we provide specialist employment law advice and swift conflict resolution services to individuals and businesses across Harlow and Epping, Essex and Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire.

Forming high quality employment practices and procedures from the outset can save your business considerable time and money later down the line. So, if disputes arise you have a much better chance of achieving a resolution without the issue escalating to expensive and disruptive Employment Tribunal proceedings.

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How our employment solicitors can help you

Our specialist team of employment law solicitors can offer expert advice on all aspects of the employer/employee relationship including:

  • Basic employment law advice
  • Policy and procedure advice
  • Contract drafting and review
  • Advice on day-to-day operations (such as recruitment, evaluation, and absences)
  • Compliance and regulatory
  • Conflict dispute resolution (including Employment Tribunal proceedings)

We can offer you a flexible service tailored to suit your individual needs. Many of our clients choose to instruct us for ongoing advice which spans from company formation/acquisition, to employment conflict dispute resolution, to disposal and issues such as redundancy. However, others choose to instruct us for help with one-off issues.

Either way, we will take the time to get to know your individual business and its commercial goals so we can design a bespoke solution just for you.

Employment dispute resolution

We can provide expert conflict dispute resolution services to help you resolve issues which arise in the course of employment, including:

  • Discrimination claims
  • Grievance procedures and disciplinary hearings
  • Professional misconduct
  • Unfair dismissal claims
  • Constructive dismissal claims
  • Wrongful dismissal claims
  • Redundancy
  • Settlement Agreements (also known as Compromise Agreements)
  • Equal pay and equal treatment claims
  • Harassment and bullying claims
  • Maternity rights
  • Paternity rights
  • TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings), structuring and organisation
  • Acas conciliation and Employment Tribunal proceedings

We utilise strategic negotiation skills to broker fair and positive resolutions to any dispute, no matter how complex. We will take all possible steps to resolve the issue long before it escalates, minimising costs, reputational damage and disruption to your business.

We also act on behalf of employees, giving us insight into the concerns the employee(s) in your particular case may be feeling and what sort of solution may satisfy them.

Why choose our employment solicitors?

We are a firm of diligent, dedicated lawyers based in Harlow and Epping, Essex and Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire. Here are just some of the reasons our clients choose us to help with their employment law matter:

  • Legal experts with commercial awareness – as a successful business ourselves, we understand the value of creating a harmonious and productive employee culture. Our focus is on putting in place reliable policies and procedures to regulate your relationship with your employees, reducing the impact any future disputes could have on the success of your business.
  • Bespoke service tailored to meet your needs – every business is unique so we don’t take a standardised approach to employment law matters. Whatever your issue, whether you need advice on an employment contract, you need to negotiate redundancy, or you are facing a complaint for discrimination or unfair treatment, we will approach your case with fresh ideas and long-term solutions.
  • Here for you whenever you need us – we offer a flexible service designed to provide as much or as little support as you need. Some clients like to have us on hand for ongoing guidance. Others might only seek our help when facing a dispute. Either way, we are happy to help.
  • Flexible payment options – we understand that the costs of dealing with employment matters and disputes can be troubling, particularly for small businesses. We want to work with you to help you fund your case in a commercially practical way. Wherever possible, we will offer fixed fees or otherwise explore flexible payment options, such as reasonable hourly rates and capped fee estimates.
  • Welcoming, inclusive environment – we are an inclusive law firm dedicated to helping every individual access our services. So, if you have any disabilities or individual accessibility needs, please get in touch for a confidential discussion with a member of our team.

Get in touch with our employment law solicitors in Harlow, Epping and Bishop’s Stortford

For further information or to discuss your case with one of our employment experts, get in touch with: