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Employees are usually a business’ prize assets but employment law and human resources (HR) issues can be a huge frustration for companies.
No matter how much you strive to create a happy and motivated workforce, even the most supportive and employee-focused business can find itself at the wrong end of employment law claims.
At Smithfield Partners in Central London, we want to make sure you do not end up facing costly employment proceedings and that, if you do, you are in the best possible position to defend them.
Smithfield Partners’ passionate employment lawyers are not only experts in UK employment law and HR issues, but we also have the commercial acumen and pragmatism to turn all those legal regulations and requirements into straightforward and practical HR solutions for your business, which may include commercial staffing arrangements, including outsourced legal services and consultancy agreements.
Our legal services for employers include:
• Negotiating and advising on all contracts for engaging staff
• Drafting settlement agreements and termination packages
• Advising on redundancy programmes
• Advising on the employment aspects of corporate transactions
• Advising on grievance and disciplinary procedures
• Defending unfair dismissal and discrimination proceedings
Our lawyers like to get to know the ins and outs of every business we work with, so we can ultimately become a valued and trusted partner to each of our clients. In this way, our employment law team in our Central London offices have much more to offer than just the experience of City employment. We strive to work like the expert and dedicated in-house HR support team every business needs from time to time.
We will represent your company in employment tribunal proceedings, guide you through disciplinary procedures and provide you with all the policy and contractual documentation you need to best suit your business needs and stay on the right side of constantly evolving UK employment laws. We will always be at the other end of the phone when you need a quick answer to a pressing employee issue.