Straight Talking Employment Law and HR Advice

You already know your people are your business’s most important asset. But maximising their potential with proper employment law and HR advice can be a headache for even the savviest business owner. Until now…

Element Law gives you a personal and pragmatic approach that helps your business achieve results. Not hamstrung by corporate systems like many larger firms, always available and honest, and able to offer highly competitive rates.

  • One Point of Contact
  • Over 20 Years of Commercial Experience
  • Solution-Driven Practical Advice
  • Personal Service with Genuine Interest and High Integrity

Employment Law may be a minefield, but choosing your legal expert shouldn’t be.

Legal Services for Employers

  • Draft, review and update Contracts of Employment, including Restrictive Covenants, and Staff Handbooks and policies
  • Resolve day to day HR queries and challenges from maternity leave complexities to disciplinary, grievance and performance management procedures
  • Advise on conduct performance dismissals and employee relationship breakdowns, including Protected Conversations
  • Draft Settlement Agreements (previously known as Compromise Agreements)
  • Advise on redundancies and corporate restructuring
  • Advise on business mergers and acquisitions and TUPE
  • Represent in employment tribunal cases to achieve optimum results

What Next

Unlike many other law firms, I specialise solely in employment law. Meaning you are dealing with an expert whose resources are dedicated entirely to this field. Contract me on an ad hoc basis or on an annual retainer.

Legal News for Employers

Read the latest news and articles useful for employers.

Webinar: Team Cohesion, Grievances and Mental Health: Review and Reflection

April 30th, 2024|

Webinar Team Cohesion, Grievances and Mental Health: Review and Reflection Date           16 May 2024                                              Time           12:30 to 13:30                                   Location    Zoom RSVP             Please email katelawson@elementlaw.co.uk Many businesses are receiving an increased number of grievances being raised by employees against one or more colleagues. Frequently these employees cite the impact [...]

New Law Alert : April 2024!

April 8th, 2024|

April 2024 brings with it many changes to HR and employment legislation. For those who were able to join me at our Employment Law Update webinar on 13 March 2024, this is a reminder of the key changes, now in force. Flexible Working Employees can now request flexible working from day one of [...]

Significant Changes to Holiday Rules from 2024

November 17th, 2023|

On 8 November 2023 the government finally responded to its consultation on reforms to the Working Time Regulations 1998, and at the same time published draft regulations which have been laid before Parliament. The proposed date for introduction of these changes is remarkably soon as 1 January 2024. These changes for 2024 represent [...]

New Legislation – zero hours, agency, fixed term workers

September 27th, 2023|

The Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Act 2023 was passed on 18 September 2023, and introduces a new statutory right for workers to request a more predictable working pattern.  This act is not yet in force, and is expected to come into force in September 2024, giving employers a year to prepare for [...]

WEBINAR – How to manage sick leave and disabilities in the workplace: tricky issues and top tips

September 11th, 2023|

I will be hosting a webinar with Helen Valls-Russell of Ergocom. This webinar will take place on Zoom on 12 October 2023 and will commence at 1:30pm and end by 4:45pm.  We will be looking at the complex topic of sickness absence.  We will cover practical considerations in obtaining medical information and the [...]

ICO and ACAS Updates on Sickness Absence

September 5th, 2023|

There have been two developments relating to sickness absence matters over the summer: ACAS has updated its Guidance on Sickness Absence which you can view here:  ACAS Sickness Absence Guidance The ACAS Sickness Absence Toolkit also contains some useful flowcharts and tips under the ‘assets’ section here: ACAS Sickness Absence Toolkit The ICO [...]

“Kate has been invaluable in helping us with our HR strategy and in providing solutions to problems. She guided us through a complex situation and answered all our questions, no matter how trivial. You need your lawyer to be super supportive but also pragmatic. Kate delivers the perfect blend of first class professional skills and a personable, accessible manner. The other great thing about Kate is that, despite her popularity, she is always available when we need her.”

Melissa Hill, Sabre Fund Management

Need Employment Legal Advice?

Expert and honest Employment Law and HR Advice that will take away your headache. It’s as easy as that.

Always Available.

Always Transparent.

Element Law for disciplinary, grievance, redundancy, restructure and employment contracts advice.

Call Kate now on 01892 516 216. Or email katelawson@elementlaw.co.uk and Kate will get back to you.

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