Employment Law for Employers

Being an employer can be a minefield of potential problems. If you don’t keep up with legislation, you could fall foul of the law and could find yourself in an expensive situation. But how do you have the time when you are busy running your company?

There are so many areas in which you need to be compliant and knowing how to react to requests and enquiries from employees is crucial. For example, if you are asked to consider a request for flexible working, do you know the procedure?

How we can help you

If you want to be sure that all your employee dealings are always within the law, you will find all the help you need at John Hodge Solicitors. Our team of experienced employment lawyers keep constantly up to date with employment law legislation and know what changes are on the horizon well in advance so that they can help you prepare.

Keeping your knowledge up to date is in our best interests and you’ll find all the latest news on our website and within our informative monthly newsletter. This is just part of the added value service we provide.

And whilst you concentrate your efforts on building a profitable business, we can work as your legal partner to manage and advise on:

  • Recruitment procedures
  • Employment contracts
  • Discipline and dismissal
  • Pensions and benefits
  • Compromise agreements
  • Allegations of bullying or harassment
  • Complaints and tribunals
  • Health and safety responsibilities
  • Working time directives
  • Holiday entitlement
  • Recruitment
  • Terms and contracts of employment
  • Grievance and disciplinary procedures and discipline
  • Dismissal procedures
  • Tribunals
  • Sickness, maternity and paternity leave and time off for dependants
  • The rights of working parents
  • TUPE and other staff issues related to mergers and take-overs

Why use John Hodge Solicitors?

To gain and keep the respect of your employees, you need to avoid mistakes. Our employment lawyers will be there to steer you on course, clear of any rocky areas. For the responsive service that you need, you will have one point of contact that you can call at any time, and that specialist will ensure that you receive timely, professional advice and assistance: when you need it.

For many small and medium sized businesses, it does not make economic sense to employ someone just to deal with personnel aspects which is why we offer a proactive service.

As our client, we will make a point of getting to know you and your business, so that we can recognise when new regulations will have an impact on it. You needn’t worry about missing anything important, because we will make sure you know about it well in advance.

Employee issues? Need on-going support with personnel matters?
Save your valuable time, and minimise the risk to your business by contacting us TODAY to see how we can help you and your business.