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Employers2018-06-29T13:05:44+00:00

Straight Talking Employment Law and HR Advice

You already know your people are your businesses 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 15 Years 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.

A Key Case on Legal Advice Privilege, and other stories

September 12th, 2018|

In this month’s edition, we discuss the recently published “no-deal” Brexit Workplace Rights notice, tribunal limitation dates, bad faith in victimisation claims, new ACAS guidance on references, legal advice privilege, and our changing working world. No-Deal Brexit: Workplace Rights The government has committed to a series of technical notices aimed at providing [...]

Hermes and Deliveroo delivered a blow on the testing issue of Employment Status

July 24th, 2018|

This month: employment status challenges, disability dismissals and justification, oncall claims, holiday pay and overtime, LGBT action plan, minimum wage “naming and shaming” and Brexit legislation  European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 receives Royal Assent On the 26th June 2018 the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 received Royal Assent. The Act provides the [...]

Stark Gender Pay Gap Stats Reported

June 14th, 2018|

THIS ISSUE Gender Pay Gap, Dress Codes, Paycuts, Racial Harassment, Disability and Unfair Dismissal Gender Pay Gap Reporting: The Story So Far The deadline for large private and voluntary sector employers to publish their gender pay gap (GPG) figures was 4 April 2018. More than 10,000 employers published data, with more than 1,000 [...]

Pre-Cancerous Condition Deemed Disability

April 23rd, 2018|

Kate Lawson THIS ISSUE: Increase in ET Claims, Deemed Disability, Retirement Benefits, Notice Pay, References, Pregnancy and Shared Parental Pay Early Conciliation Figures up by 500 Per Week Acas has published an update on employment disputes looking at the period from April to December 2017. This shows that, following the [...]

High Costs of On-call Time

March 14th, 2018|

THIS ISSUE: NMW and other pay rate increases for 2018/19, On-call time, GDPR Taylor Review Response – Itemised Payslips The draft Employment Rights Act 1996 (Itemised Pay Statement) (Amendment) (No 2) Order 2018 extends the right to itemised payslip to all workers, not just employees, and allows for enforcement of that right [...]

Morrisons in the News, and other Privacy issues

February 9th, 2018|

THIS ISSUE: Cameras and Privacy, Data Breaches, Perceived Disability and Whistleblowing Lecture theatre cameras an invasion of Privacy In the case of Antović and Mirković v Montenegro, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) considered whether a University installing surveillance cameras in their student auditoriums (to ensure the safety of property and people, [...]

“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.

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Element Law Disciplinary Lawyers and Redundancy Advisors London and the South East.

Call Kate now on 01892 516 216 for a no obligation chat. Or send your enquiry using the form and Kate will get back to you.

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