Employer Advice

Practical Employment Law Advice to Protect your Business

Whether you already employ hundreds of staff, or are just taking on your first employee, getting the right advice – at the right time - is crucial.

To avoid potential claims and problems you may wish to ask us to review your employment contracts, terms and conditions and procedures to ensure they comply with current law and good practice. This can save time and money in the long run and provide peace of mind and enhance employer/employee relations.

If you are looking for urgent guidance on an issue that’s just erupted, waste no time getting in touch. The employment law experts at Pearson Hards work swiftly, delivering practical advice aimed at mitigating damage to your business and reputation.

We are regularly called upon to advise employers on claims being made against them or to help deal with tricky employees.  We will always provide practical and no-nonsense legal advice to ensure that you achieve the best result possible, with the least amount of fuss and expense.  Once the urgency is over, making sure the situation doesn’t arise again for you becomes our priority.

How can we help you?

Expert advice and representation is available from the dedicated, specialist employment law solicitors at Pearson Hards:

  • Tribunal representation
  • Redundancy & dismissal
  • Settlement agreements
  • Recruitment & selection
  • Discrimination claims
  • Bullying & harassment claims
  • Disciplinary and grievance procedures
  • Difficult employees
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Drafting of policies and procedures
  • Monitoring and appraisals
  • Contracts, terms & staff handbooks
  • Annual and sick leave entitlement
  • Parental rights and flexible working
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Performance management
  • Restructures and TUPE
  • Consultancy agreements
  • Health & Safety

Why Pearson Hards?

We will work with you to fully understand your business and your business needs.  That way if you instruct us to work for you, whether it is looking at your policies or procedures, reviewing your staff handbook or checking over your employment contracts, we can ensure that work is tailored to your specific business needs.  We can offer an ongoing service to your business to ensure that you are always kept up to date with the latest legislation and any action you wish to take when recruiting, employing, promoting or dismissing a member of staff is legal.

If there’s a dispute, we’ll do everything possible to help you resolve it in the most cost effective manner. Our priority is maintaining composure in your business and avoiding disruptive action. We will engage with the ACAS Early Conciliation service on your behalf, avoiding costly, time consuming Tribunals wherever possible.

Protect your Business with Tailored Employment Law Advice from Pearson Hards.

If you need us urgently, we will respond promptly. And if you need us more on a long term basis as your outsourced employment advisers, we’d be delighted to come and see you.

Contact us

To find out more about our services you can contact us on 0208 949 9500 and ask to speak to Claire Darby or email her at cdarby@pearsonhards.co.uk.

Solicitors and Legal Executives

Claire Darby
Solicitor
Civil Litigation, Employment Law