Employment advice


Whether you are an employee or an employer, the chances are that you will require assistance and advice with some element of the employment relationship at some point. Good-quality employment advice can maximise the employment relationship and minimise the time, cost and distress of legal disputes. You can enlist in employment advice at any stage – whether you are contemplating a change in the employment relationship, negotiating changed work conditions, commencing informal grievance procedures, or filing a claim in an employment tribunal – and the right employment advice, and representation if necessary, can make the difference between a positive and a negative outcome.

Employment advice is not one-size-fits-all. The advice must look in detail at the particular employment relationship and the particular role and industry involved, and tailor answers and solutions around these specifics. This can only be done by experienced professionals who are specialists in employment law.

Some of the issues that you may wish to seek employment advice on include:

HR issues

  • Recruitment
  • Employment contracts
  • Promotion
  • Redundancy
  • Dismissal: unfair dismissal; unlawful dismissal; summary dismissal; constructive dismissal
  • Retirement

Health and Safety

  • Establishing health and safety policies
  • Unsafe practices in the workplace
  • Unsafe working environments
  • Workplace injuries

Anti-discrimination and Equal Opportunity

  • Discrimination in recruitment or promotion processes
  • Discrimination in the workplace
  • Harassment in the workplace

Employee rights

  • Your rights in the workplace
  • Pay disputes
  • Conditions of work
  • Flexible working practices
  • Leave issues, including maternity and parental leave
  • Privacy in the workplace
  • Right to work in the UK & work permits
  • Working in the European Union

If you would like to obtain employment advice, then Caven can put you in touch with a local specialist Employment Solicitor free of charge. So, if you have any questions or would like our help in finding local Employment Solicitors please call us on 08001 221 2299 or complete the web-form above.

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