Tag: employment

Employment for retailers

Employment for retailers. Our employment team work with retail clients through all stages of the employment relationship. We understand the intricate workplace issues faced by organisations in the retail sector and appreciate that, commercial considerations are just as important as (if not more) the legal ones. Our work covers the life-cycle of employment; from recruitment, …

The Job Retention Scheme extended until December 2020.

The Government’s u-turn in respect of a national lockdown may have come as unwelcome news but for some it has come with the welcome side effect that the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (aka the Furlough scheme) has been extended until December. The Government’s Job retention scheme (Furlough) was due to end on 31 October …

No terms, no matter

It remains best practice that you should always incorporate your terms and conditions of business into your dealings with clients, even though it is no longer a mandatory requirement to do so since Regulation 17 of the Conduct Regulations was revoked with effect from 8th May 2016. But sometimes it doesn’t happen. Sometimes clients ask …

Employment

Our experienced lawyers support clients across the UK through all stages of the employment relationship. We focus on creating and maintaining a sound legal framework for employers, and employees, applying a pragmatic approach. Our work covers the life-cycle of employment; from recruitment (including working with recruitment agencies), contracts, retention, absence, performance, rewards, change, holiday pay, immigration, …

Contracts, Policies and Procedures

We can help you with all aspects of employment law, including all that comes with, or as a result of employment contracts, policies & procedures. If you are looking for a fixed-cost solution for your employment law & HR needs. Employment Contracts. As an employer, you are obliged to provide your employees with written details …

Disciplinary and Grievances

Disciplinary and grievance procedures are a key part of the legal framework that governs the employer and employee relationship. The correct procedures ensure that everybody is treated fairly and assist employers in complying with the Employment Rights Act 1996 and the ACAS Code of Practice on disciplinary and grievance matters. These procedures can result in …

Family Friendly Legislation

The laws surrounding family leave, maternity, adoption and paternity rights can be complex and as such it can be easy for employers and employees to make a mistake. Having a child is an exciting time but it can also raise a wide range of workforce issues, including: Ensuring your employees are safe at work during …

Managing Claims from Employees

We can help you to manage claims brought by employees or ex-employees. If you are an employee, click here for advice and to see how we can help you.   Managing Constructive dismissal claims. We can protect your business against constructive dismissal claims, which may be brought by employees who have resigned. Constructive dismissal arises …

International Women’s Day #ChooseToChallenge

International Womens Day, although an important focal point for the movement of women’s rights, has evolved to become a more all-encompassing standpoint and reflective of the need and want for a completely equal society. Given my role at Sherrards as a Partner in the Employment team and as Head of HR, I am interested (naturally) …

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