As an employer, you will constantly face new and challenging employment situations. If you don’t have a dedicated HR function or your are finding it difficult to cope with increasingly complex issues, then we can help.
We realise it won’t always be necessary for a specialist employment law solicitor to deal with every HR issue, so are delighted to be able to offer onsite help and practical advice and assistance to your business in the form of our expert HR advisor . Working seamlessly with our specialist employment law solicitors, we ensure that we are able to provide the right level of employment law and HR support for your needs in the most cost effective way.
To discuss our HR Services or any employment law issue or HR issue contact us today.
How to avoid an Employment Tribunal
The cost of defending Employment Tribunal cases can vary significantly and could cost your business anything from £10,000 to £50,000. Then if the claimant is successful, there will be the cost of compensation on top of this. The average award for an unfair dismissal case in the UK is a little under £7,000, with claims resulting from discrimination costing significantly more. Businesses also need to consider the hidden cost of employment law claims caused by the damage it can do to their reputation as an employer and as a business that clients and customers want to work with. Often this cost can be more damaging than the award itself.
Gender Pay Gap Reporting: Your Questions Answered
Over time, the gap between women’s and men’s median hourly earnings has been narrowing. In fact, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) it has fallen by over a quarter among full-time employees in the last decade.
How to calculate holiday pay in 2021: an update on legislative changes
For many businesses, calculating holiday pay is a straight-forward process. Employers are, within the parameters of the law, able to dictate how many annual leave days or hours a staff member is entitled to.
Redundancy in the hospitality sector: what do employers need to consider?
With the country now in its third lockdown, it is clear that the hospitality sector has been hit the hardest and with no sign of hotels, pubs and restaurants reopening soon, employers in this sector will be almost certainly be facing some tough decisions about their staff in the coming weeks and months.
Treat redundancy with the respect it deserves
As a business owner, we know you try to plan for every possible situation but unfortunately, nobody could have predicted what 2020 had in store.
Post-Lockdown Planning- What does the future hold for your business?
Over recent weeks there has been a huge amount of emphasis on dealing with the lockdown. Businesses and business owners have worked tirelessly to get their heads around the terms of furlough under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, ensuring staff who need to work can do so remotely, and that the office, factory or other workspace remains safe for those who do need to physically attend the workplace.
Protecting your business during the redundancy process
Gender Pay Gap Reporting- Is Your Business Ready?
In April 2017 employers with over 250 staff became obliged to report on gender pay gaps. Here are some tips that your business may wish to consider.