Our employment solicitors in Bury St Edmunds know all too well the pressures you face as an employer. No matter the industry you operate in, or how many employees you have working for your business, it is absolutely essential that you remain on top of your legal obligations as an employer at all times.
Employment law issues and disputes have the potential to be incredibly disruptive for your business, which is why they need to be addressed and handled in a timely and efficient manner.
At Ashtons, we always make sure to take a proactive approach to deal with employment law matters, protecting your business from any potential adverse effects. Our employment law expertise is recognised by our Tier 2 ranking for employment by Legal 500.
As a firm, we are members of the Law Society Lexcel Accreditation Scheme for our high standards of client care and legal practice management. Ashtons Legal is independently regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).
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How our Bury St Edmunds employment solicitors can help your business
Our employment experts in Bury St Edmunds are made up of specially trained employment lawyers, as well as CIPD-qualified HR professionals. This means that we are well-placed to provide your business with all the support it requires whenever you need it.
We have experience in offering employment law advice to all types of businesses, operating in various industries. From this, we have been able to develop a strong reputation for always fulfilling our client’s needs and expectations, as well as aligning our advice with their wider commercial goals.
Our employment services in Bury St Edmunds cover a wide range of issues, ranging from simple HR consultations through to taking your side in disputes and litigation proceedings. When working with our employment experts in Bury St Edmunds, you will be safe in the knowledge that the service you receive will be ‘joined up’. This means that everyone who is involved in your case will precisely understand the outcome you are looking to achieve.
This means that your business can be certain that the advice and support you receive will always be fully compliant and guided by best practice. Not only this, but it will also be the most cost-effective approach for your individual circumstances.
Our employment law services include:
- Business Immigration
- Data Subject Access Request (DSAR)
- Directors, Partnerships and LLPs
- Discrimination and equal pay
- Employment contracts and HR policies
- Employee data and monitoring
- Employer insolvency (TUPE)
- Employment Law and HR Advisory retainer
- Employment Law and HR training courses
- Employment status, self-employment and atypical working
- Employment Tribunal representation (and Employment Appeal Tribunal)
- Families and pregnancy
- Managing disciplinary, grievance and performance processes
- Pay and benefits
- Redundancy, business reorganisation, and restructure
- Restraint of trade, confidentiality and IP
- Settlement agreements
- Sickness absence and disability discrimination
- Termination of employment and unfair dismissal
- Trade unions
- Working time, flexible working and time off
In-house HR support
Our employment law experts in Bury St Edmunds can offer your business carefully tailored advice which supports the in-house HR staff in your business. Utilising their expertise will allow your business to constantly remain on top of your obligations as an employer and help you to avoid any simple issues that could quickly escalate without the right approach.
Individual employment law matters
Our employment solicitors in Bury St Edmunds have expertise on a wide range of individual employment matters. No matter how small or inconsequential these sorts of matters may seem at first, without the right advice, they can quickly escalate if handled incorrectly. This may include advising on matters related to bullying and harassment, through to issues like employment contracts and remote working arrangements.
Employment dispute resolution – Employment tribunal claims
Even when you have the best intentions and take every possible step to support your employees, employment disputes can still occur during the course of business. Where disputes occur, our employment solicitors in Bury St Edmunds can advise you on the best course of action and have both the experience and expertise required to provide a clear resolution and positive outcome.
Retainer employment law advice in Bury St Edmunds
Many businesses we work with in Bury St Edmunds choose to do so on a retainer basis. If you would also like to work with our experts on a retainer basis, you will have three options to select from:
- a standard retainer
- a premium retainer
- a telephone helpline.
Our employment retainers in Bury St Edmunds will provide your business with exclusive access to various downloadable HR documents that cover many of the areas in-house HR teams are required to deal with on a regular basis.
We can also offer your business a free health check of your existing employment contract and HR policies.
Why choose our employment law solicitors in Bury St Edmunds?
Our employment law solicitors in Bury St Edmunds can offer your business an ‘end-to-end’ service. This means that our employment lawyers in Bury St Edmunds and experienced HR professionals can work alongside one another to find resolutions to the employment issues your business may be facing. From our office in Bury St Edmunds, you will be appointed a dedicated account manager who will act as a single point of contact.
If you are one of our retainer clients, you will also have the opportunity to enrol as a 1 Scheme member. This enables your employees and their families to receive a 15% discount on various private client services, including Wills and conveyancing.
Our employment law team is led by Partner Ross Strowger. Ross is a highly experienced specialist employment lawyer who regularly works alongside businesses on a wide range of associated matters.
Ross and the employment team work closely with our Corporate Team. This allows us to provide a streamlined service that ensures every potential employment law issue is swiftly handled.
As a firm, we are ranked Tier 2 for Employment by the Legal 500, a legal directory of the top law firms in the country. This provides assurance that we are able to provide high-quality and practical guidance to businesses across Bury St Edmunds.
We are also members of the Law Society Lexcel Accreditation Scheme for our high standards of client care and legal practice management and are independently regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).