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Employment Law and HR Support

Our team of Employment Lawyers work with both businesses and employees across every sector, delivering advice and HR support that you need, when you need it.

Working with businesses of all sizes across the country with offices in Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury, and London, we take the time to make sure you understand all your options, before identifying the best solution for you – no matter the situation.

How our Employment Solicitors can help you

Our team of Employment Lawyers operate across the country with offices in Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury, and London, representing employers and employees with everyday workplace negotiations, challenges, and the more serious issues.

Our team of lawyers are well versed in all things employment and HR related. Representing both employers and employees, we offer the following support systems and resources:

 

  • Recruitment
  • Contracts of employment and handbooks
  • Bullying, harassment and discrimination
  • Disciplinary, grievance and absence management procedures
  • Redundancies and restructures
  • Business transfers
  • Terminations
  • Settlement and compromise agreements
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Employment tribunal claims

For Employers

When you work with Atkins Dellow, you gain access to our team of employment and HR solicitors, delivering comprehensive guidance and advice across every corner of your business.

For Employees and Individuals

Having us in your corner means that you will be fully supported throughout your employment – from negotiating your initial contract, to navigating workplace challenges and issues.

Need Help?

Call 01284 767766 to have a no-obligation chat with our expert Employment and HR Team. They’ll be happy to talk through the process with you, explain what we do, and answer any questions you have.

Alternatively, you can email us with your query and we’ll help in any way we can.

Employment Law for Employers

Effectively managing the relationship between employer and employee can prove integral to business success – particularly when things don’t go to plan.

As an experienced team of Employment Lawyers for employers, we provide a cost-effective support service which empowers you to manage that relationship effectively, efficiently, and sensitively – no matter the issue or challenge.

A crucial part of managing your employees involves navigating the path between a cohesive and friendly workplace, and the legal requirements which ensure you meet best practice standards. From HR concerns to recruitment, redundancies and restructures, our team helps you to deal with the legal side of managing your employees quickly and proactively – therefore preventing issues from becoming costly, time-consuming and stressful.

Working as your go-to Employment Lawyer for employers, we offer advice on the best way to proceed, guide you through the procedures you should follow and provide you with the relevant documentation you need.

We also help you develop the right policies to ensure legal compliance across every business practice, giving you the power to manage your employees more easily.

Our Employer Law Services

Working as your local Employment Lawyers, we can:

  • Draft, review and update contracts for employment and employee handbooks
  • Help you put the right policies and procedures in place for every business practice
  • Train your managers on Employment Law, equality, and diversity and how to deal with issues such as discipline, sickness absence management and grievances
  • Prepare you for disciplinary, grievance and absence management hearings and appeals
  • Support you through business transfers and the TUPE regulations
  • Keep you up to date with the latest employment legislation and best practice
  • Advise you on and assist you with restructures and redundancy situations
  • Help you manage equality and diversity matters
  • Help you prevent and resolve employment disputes
  • Negotiate employee exits
  • Prepare settlement agreements for you
  • Help you protect your business by stopping leavers from taking any clients, customers and employees
  • Act for you in employment Tribunal Employment claims

How we charge for Employer legal support

We understand how stressful a legal process in the workplace can be, without surprise and hidden fees. That’s why we will always be upfront with our fee estimate when we start working with you and will continue to keep you updated as the process continues – keeping to any fee cap that you have assigned to us as your Employment Solicitor.  

We usually charge an hourly rate for employees, but we can also work under a fixed-fee contract. 

We are also able to act under any legal expenses insurance that you have. Get in touch with us to find out more.

Employer FAQs

Get in-depth answers to common questions raised by employers

Employment Law for Employees

Our experienced team are committed to helping employees with all aspects of Employment Law – from supporting you with complaints and harassment claims, to advising you on your rights following termination or redundancy.

If you’ve been discriminated against, harassed, or bullied, or you’re facing a disciplinary hearing at work, then our employment solicitors can assist you and ensure that your rights are protected every step of the way.

When something goes wrong at work, or you are put in an uncomfortable position to manage, we know how difficult it can be to find the right advice, guidance, and support.

As an Employment Lawyer for employees, we communicate with both parties to understand the complaint and ensure that a fair conclusion can be reached.

Our Employee Law Services

Our work with employees and individuals can – and often does – start long before they walk through the doors of a new job. Contrary to popular belief, having an Employment Lawyer doesn’t have to mean that something is wrong in your job – we can also help you to navigate the art of negotiations, ensure contracts are fair and open, and support you in chasing a promotion or pay rise.

  • For new starters, we can help you negotiate and review your employment contract. We can also advise you on the implications of any new contract, such as the impact of any restrictive covenants.
  • During employment, we can advise and support you through any
  • disciplinary, grievance and absence management procedures
  • . We can also help and advise you on how best to deal with any discrimination, harassment and bullying that you face.
  • At the end of your employment, we can help you if you feel you have been wrongfully or unfairly dismissed, made redundant or let go because of discrimination. We can also help negotiate a fair settlement agreement for you.
  • After you have left, we can act for you in an Employment Tribunal claim and advise you on any restrictive covenants you may have.

    How we charge for Employee legal support

    We understand how stressful a legal process in the workplace can be, without surprise and hidden fees. That’s why we will always be upfront with our fee estimate when we start working with you and will continue to keep you updated as the process continues – keeping to any fee cap that you have assigned to us as your Employment Solicitor.  

    We usually charge an hourly rate for employees, but we can also work under a fixed-fee contract. 

    We are also able to act under any legal expenses insurance that you have. Get in touch with us to find out more.

    Employee FAQs

    Get in-depth answers to common questions raised by employees

    Meet our Team of Employment Law Solicitors

    Further Information and Price Guide

    Additional information on employment law, process and costs involved.

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    Still Need Help?

    Call 01284 767766 to have a chat with our expert Employment and HR Team. They’ll be happy to talk through the process with you, explain what we do, and answer any questions you have. There’s no obligation.