Staying on top of your obligations as an employer can be incredibly tricky, especially in today’s commercial climate. That is why our employment law solicitors in Ipswich are on hand to lend their support and expertise, no matter what industry you may operate in or how many employees you have under your wing.
As you may already be aware, employment law issues, no matter how seemingly minor, have the potential to be incredibly disruptive for your business, particularly if they are not handled in the right manner.
At Ashtons, our employment lawyers and HR professionals in Ipswich take a proactive approach to dealing with employment matters. We make it our duty to protect your business from an employment law issue, as well as keep you fully informed of your obligations.
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 Ipswich employment solicitors can help your business
Our employment experts in Ipswich are made up of specially trained employment lawyers, as well as CIPD-qualified HR professionals. So, whatever support your business requires, our team will be well-placed to provide it.
We have substantial expertise in offering employment law advice to various types of businesses, all of which operate in a wide range of industries. This has meant that we have been able to develop a strong reputation for being able to meet our client’s needs and objectives.
Our employment services in Ipswich cover a wide range of issues, ranging from HR consultations through to representation on employment disputes. The service of our employment experts in Ipswich is ‘joined up’, which means that everybody who is involved in your case will understand exactly what it is your business is looking to achieve and your desired outcome.
You can therefore be certain that the advice and support you receive from our employment experts are fully compliant and guided by best practice. You can also be safe in the knowledge that it will 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 Ipswich can work closely with your business to provide carefully tailored advice that supports your in-house HR department. Our team’s expertise will help to ensure your business remains on top of its obligations towards your employees, snuffing out any potential issues before they escalate.
Individual employment law matters
We have a depth and breadth of expertise on a variety of individual employment matters. While many of these types of matters may appear to be relatively inconsequential at first, they can quickly take a turn if not handled in the right manner. We can advise on issues such as bullying or discrimination in the workplace, through to employment contracts and flexible working agreements.
Employment dispute resolution – Employment Tribunal claims
Sometimes, it does not matter whether your business has the very best intentions or has taken every possible step to accommodate your employees – disputes can still occur. If they do, your business can benefit from the advice and guidance of our employment law solicitors in Ipswich, who can advise you on the best course of action and steps that need to be taken to ensure a positive outcome.
Retainer employment law advice in Ipswich
Many of the businesses we work with in Ipswich do so on a retainer basis. If you would like to join them, there are three retainer options you can choose from:
- a standard retainer
- a premium retainer
- a telephone helpline
Our employment retainers in Ipswich can provide your business with 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.
Not only this, but we can also provide your business with a free health check of your existing contract and HR policies.
Why choose our employment law solicitors in Ipswich?
Our employment law experts in Ipswich offer an ‘end-to-end’ service. This means that our employment solicitors and experienced HR professionals can work alongside one another to find resolutions to the employment issues you may currently be facing or are worried about potentially facing in the future. From our office in Ipswich, you will be appointed a dedicated account manager who will act as a single point of contact.
As one of our retainer clients, your business will also have the chance 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 works alongside numerous businesses, both big and small, operating in various industries.
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 addressed efficiently.
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 Ipswich.
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).