Services we offer

We can provide a full range of policies and procedures either individually or as part of a "handbook", including:

  • Disciplinary procedures
  • Grievance procedures
  • Equal opportunities policies
  • Data protection and email / internet usage policy
  • Share option schemes and incentive arrangements, including EMI share options, other "approved" schemes and unapproved arrangements, as well as the attendant taxation implications
  • Employee taxation generally

We can advise extensively on issues arising on disposals, mergers and acquisitions in particular:

  • Collective consultations
  • Multiple redundancies
  • Transfer of undertakings (TUPE)
  • Obligations in the event of insolvency

Employment litigation and termination agreements 

Our employment law team undertakes all aspects of employment litigation including proceedings in the high court, county court and at employment tribunals. In all cases, we will ensure that our clients can approach a hearing with confidence.

The team regularly deals with a wide range of cases including:

  • Contractual claims
  • Protection of intellectual property rights and confidential information
  • Enforcement of employee restrictive covenants
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Redundancy
  • Unlawful dedundancy from wages
  • Discrimination
  • Maternity rights
  • Equal pay

Most often, disputes can be resolved through negotiation. We advise on the drafting and negotiation of termination agreements (otherwise known as compromise agreements) on a daily basis.