Employer Advice

Pragmatic 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. This can help you to manage your employees effectively, provide a fair working environment and avoid potential problems, including employment tribunal claims.

At Pearson Hards, we have many years of experience advising a wide range of employers on all areas of employment law. Whether you want reassurance that you are complying with all relevant legislation, need help drafting contracts of employment and other key documents, or are facing an employment dispute, we are here for you.

You may want 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.

Or you may need advice on claims being made against you or help dealing with tricky employees. Our employment lawyers can 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 current matter is dealt with, we can also assist you with making changes so you can be sure the same situation doesn’t arise again.

We also work with a number of local businesses to provide ongoing support as outsourced employment advisers. This allows us to give you all the support you need for both routine and urgent matters exactly when you need it, so you can focus on running your business.

So, whether you are looking for help with a routine employment law matter or need urgent guidance on an issue that’s just erupted, we can work swiftly and cost-effectively with you, delivering practical advice to protect your business and reputation.

Book a fixed fee no obligation consultation with our employment law solicitors

We offer employers a fixed fee no obligation initial consultation based on a reduced hourly rate.

To find out more or to book your initial consultation, please call now on 020 8949 9500 or you can request a call back at a time to suit you.

How can we help you with employment law for business

Routine employment law services

We can assist your business with all aspects of employment law planning, making sure you are compliant with all relevant legislation and that the risk of any future disputes is kept to a minimum. Our expertise includes:

  • Recruitment & selection
  • Contracts, terms & staff handbooks
  • Annual and sick leave entitlement
  • Parental rights and flexible working
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Drafting of policies and procedures
  • Monitoring and appraisals
  • Performance management
  • Restructures and TUPE
  • Consultancy agreements
  • Health & Safety

Employment dispute resolution

Our employment lawyers can provide clear advice and representation for all sorts of contentious employment issues and workplace disputes, including:

  • Redundancy & dismissal
  • Settlement agreements
  • Discrimination claims
  • Bullying & harassment claims
  • Disciplinary and grievance procedures
  • Difficult employees
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Tribunal representation

We have a very strong track record of successfully resolving even the most contentious matters through Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), including working with the ACAS Early Conciliation service on your behalf.

Wherever possible, we will help you to avoid the need for an employment tribunal, saving you time, money and the potential for damage to your business’s reputation. However, if a tribunal cannot be avoided, we can ensure you have the very best representation, so you have the strongest chance of a positive outcome.

Outsourced HR & employment law support

We can offer an ongoing HR and employment law service to your business, giving you all the support you need to manage your employees effectively and deal with any issues that may arise swiftly and appropriately.

We can 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 fully compliant with all relevant legislation.

Outsourcing your employment law services can be much more cost-effective than hiring in-house support, while giving you access to the very best professional expertise at all times.

Why Pearson Hards are the right choice to help your business with employment law

We will work with you to fully understand your business and your overall goals.  That way, whether we are providing advice on routine matters or helping to resolve a dispute, we can ensure the approach we take is tailored to your specific business needs.

Our many years of experience mean we have a thorough understanding of the types of employment issues faced by all sorts of businesses. We can therefore provide a detailed, practical review of your current practices and give you clear guidance on where you may be leaving yourself open to the risk of future problems.

If you do find yourself facing an employment dispute, we’ll do everything we can to resolve it in the most cost-effective manner while protecting your business and reputation.

As a business, we know that cost is something you always have to think about. Our employment law pricing is competitive, with no hidden charges, and we will always provide clear guidance at the outset on our fees and the likely cost of dealing with your case.

Find out more about our employment tribunal fees for employers.

Ultimately, our goal is to make dealing with employment law as simple and efficient as possible for you and your business, so you have one less thing to worry about and can put all your energies into making your business a success.

Speak to our employment lawyers in New Malden, Surrey now

Whether you need help with routine employment law issues, are facing a dispute with an employment, or need ongoing assistance with HR and employment law, we would love to hear from you.

To find out more or to book your initial no obligation consultation, you can call now on 020 8949 9500 or request a call back at a time to suit you.