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Business employment law & HR solicitors

Business employment law & HR solicitors

Our award-winning business employment law solicitors and HR support team specialise in providing advice and support to all types of businesses and employers. Our business employment and HR solicitors regularly help to resolve all types of workplace disputes whether this is dealing with disciplinary issues, grievances, issues surrounding managing performance issues and sickness and dealing with redundancies. We also have an excellent success rate in defending employment tribunal claims.

We specialise in providing a full range of outsourced HR support; whether this is in assisting with a particular project, providing training to your business or offering fully outsourced HR support through our HR packages, Workplace Plus and HR Assist, we can help you.

To speak to one of our employment law solicitors for business, call us on 0161 696 6170 alternatively please complete our online enquiry form and we will contact you directly.

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How our HR solicitors and business employment law solicitors can assist you

At Stephensons our business employment law solicitors support businesses in three areas, namely planning, protection and defence.

Planning

The focus is ensuring that you are a best practice employer. Here at Stephensons, we can provide a HR solution to support your business needs whether this is in assisting you with drafting contracts and handbooks or by offering a fully outsourced HR solution for your business needs.

We believe in getting to know our clients and understanding their business to ensure that any HR solutions are suited to their particular needs whilst ensuring it meets best practice.

Our Workplace Plus and HR Assist packages are designed to provide support to companies at all levels, whether as a business start-up right through to more established businesses who need ongoing outsourced HR support.

Protection

Providing ongoing support to businesses whether this is dealing with staff issues surrounding managing performance and sickness, dealing with disciplinary and grievance issues or considering projects involving restructures and redundancies.

Defence

Instructing our HR solicitors to assist with outsourcing your HR will mean that you are in the best position in providing up to date compliant advice. However, in the unlikely event you do find yourself having to defend a claim, our employment law solicitors for business have a high success rate in defending and representing companies with tribunal claims.

Furthermore, should you outsource your HR services to us, you will have the benefit of insurance cover meaning that you will not need to meet those costs directly.

Why choose our HR support and business employment law solicitors?

We are an award-winning employment team who specialise in dealing with all types of HR and business employment law issues at a national level. Please refer to the following testimonials and feedback from our clients which we believe is testament to our services.

As well as assisting on a private paying basis we are also happy to consider fixed fee options for one off pieces of work. Furthermore, our retainer packages give you peace of mind in that we offer a fixed quote for our outsourced HR services which can be spread across the year on a monthly basis.

Find out more about our fixed price HR support packages

What is employment law in business?

Employment law oversees the dynamics between employers and their workforce. It dictates the expectations employers can have of their employees, the tasks employers can assign to their workforce, and the rights that employees possess while at work.

How does employment law affect a business?

Employment laws have been established to safeguard the rights of workers, employers, and the integrity of their professional partnerships. Companies that fail to adhere to these regulations could potentially encounter legal actions, financial penalties, or even the prospect of having to cease their operations entirely.

What is the role of HR?

HR (Human Resources) manages employee-related matters, including recruitment, training, benefits, and workplace policies, to support a productive and compliant work environment.

  • Fixed Price HR & Employment Law Support - Workplace Plus 

    Mary Jarrett shares her experience of using the Workplace Plus package and working with the HR and employment law team at Stephensons.

    Head of Employment Law Philip Richardson explains what is included in Workplace Plus, the benefits of having a fixed price employment and HR support package like Workplace Plus to rely on and the cost of the package.

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  • Mary Jarrett

    "They've been amazing. Everything is so easy. I have a question, I can make a phone call or send an email and it doesn't matter when I do this, I'm always going to get a prompt response. It's taken away some of the worry actually from trying to ensure that I always get it right."
    Mary Jarrett

  • Philip Richardson - Head of Employment Law

    "Right from the outset, we'll go and visit a client at their premises to understand the client's needs and what we'll focus upon is undertaking a full audit of the company's HR and employment products. So for instance, we will draft any documentation or take them through a disciplinary or grievance procedure for instance." 
    Philip Richardson - Head of Employment Law

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