Employment Law Advice
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Whether you need employment law advice from a solicitor, or need help with your company’s HR and employee relations, urHome is here to help.
We provide businesses with day-to-day advice on employment law matters, as well as advice to employees of all levels.
Count on us for:
- Full-Service Employment Lawyers
- Client-First Approach
- Maximum Recovery
- Tailored Representation
What Sets us Apart From Other Employment Legal Advisors
The type of employment law cases we take makes us the best in what we do. Our specialization allows us to give more time to your case and ensure that you get a high level of care every step of the way.
Unlike other staff, we are exclusive in the type of employment law cases we handle and won’t be overbooked with other clients where our attention is divided. No matter what your issue might be, no matter how big or small, you’re not just a client to us – you’re our partner who will make decisions affecting your life rather than just being a customer who relies on us for expertise only.
We are Here to Protect You
We work with people who want to resolve their employment issues. We represent them during an employment tribunal, at internal grievance and disciplinary hearings, and through negotiated exits and mediation agreements.
With our experience-backed and proactive approach, we’ll find an effective solution that works for you.
It’s important to pick up the phone and speak to us first – we’ll help you through the difficult process with clear employment legal advice.
There can be many challenges that come along with managing people, and these shouldn’t just be put off until the annual employee review. The demands of dealing with individual performance or ill-health can have a negative impact on your business, so it’s crucial to prepare early.
Our resolutions are tailored to your needs and help you solve any issues swiftly and efficiently for a successful outcome. You can also hire an external HR consultant to help with these matters as needed or schedule training for your management team so that they can handle human resources needs.
When you leave a company, most employment contracts will restrict your ability to do certain things like start or work at competing businesses, contact clients or try to win business from them, or poach other employees.With our considerable experience in restrictive covenants, we can cover all employment contract levels.
Our lawyers specialize in TUPE work. In the past, we have supported TUPE aspects of the transactional work taken on by the commercial and corporate housing teams. Currently, our lawyers are offering employment legal advice in London for advising purchasers and vendors in acquisition and divestment transactions.
Fighting for your legal rights can be stressful, time-consuming, and overwhelming. Employment law is our passion and we are here to help you navigate the difficult process of defending employment tribunal claims. Our solicitors have years’ worth of experience representing employees in their claims and managing the entire process from start to finish.
Restructuring & RedundancyBusinesses can restructure for many reasons, such as downsizing or cutting costs. In many cases, this involves making some employees redundant to avoid the business going into administration. Before taking a job, consult with your lawyer to ensure that your employment contract is signed properly and to minimize any risks of employment tribunal claims.
Disciplinary issues with employees can be a touchy subject. ACAS provides detailed guidance and best practices in following a fair and reasonable procedure when deciding to discipline an employee. Your policy should outline the steps of the process, even providing links on how to go about it.
If you need help negotiating a settlement agreement, making sure that you protect yourself from ex-employees, or protecting key personnel and your business against former employees, we can help. Our employment law solicitors will work with you to make sure you’re getting the best outcome possible for yourself.
We have developed training programmes that cover a wide range of skills. We can create bespoke programmes to suit your needs, so when we’re training managers, it’s an extensive selection of topics including:recruitment and selection, termination, conducting effective disciplinary investigations, and much more.
Frequently Asked Questions
Employment law governs what happens when workers and employers talk to each other. Employment legal advice focuses on a wide range of topics in all areas of the employer/employee relationship, including providing a contract of employment, policies, and procedures for the workplace; managing redundancy situations; disciplinary procedure, and more.
If a company dismisses an employee due to personal clashes, they need to prove that the employee’s presence was causing severe interference with their business and had made significant efforts to solve the problem before making a decision. If you’re an employer looking to do this, you should take legal advice first.
Yes, although you must exercise care and ensure that you follow procedures set down in your staff handbook because the procedure for conducting a dismissal is deemed to be as important as the reason in the Employment Tribunals.
Our employment legal advisors ensure you do not inadvertently provide the employee with a valid claim against you.
As an employer, it is important that employees have contracts of employment in writing, so as to protect your business.
If not, a verbal contract will exist and terms will be effectively created by reference to usual practice, custom, and implication. To prevent misunderstandings and disputes and to ensure the assets of your business are properly protected, we recommend a well-drafted written contract of employment signed by both parties is an absolute priority.