Employment

    Strong, determined, creative and commercial employment law advice. We offer solutions-based, rather than generic, process-driven advice and are proactive and committed to ensuring our clients meet their objectives.
    Employment

    Strong, determined, creative and commercial

    Our team of employment lawyers ensure that our clients get the advice they need, when they need it. Whether the HR issues at hand are common place, more complex, or in need of urgent action, we offer expert guidance and consider the commercial, practical and reputational elements at stake.

    We provide legal assistance to clients across all sectors – including finance, retail, recruitment, hospitality, travel and leisure, real estate, professional services, charities and not for profits.

    For those contemplating departure or their next career move, we are also experienced in advising on settlement agreements, executive severances, and reviewing contractual terms and benefits.

    We do not adopt a “one size fits all” approach. We offer strong, holistic, comprehensive, solutions-based advice. Our clients consider us to be an integral part of their HR and career management process, knowing we are always on their side to help ensure their objectives are achieved.

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    Employment Guides

    Employment law covers a wide range of employee rights and employer responsibilities - from employment contracts to working time, statutory pay to dismissal. We've put together some helpful guides from our top employment lawyers to help you navigate the legal landscape.

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    Employment Brochure

    Our Employment team understands that employment law is a cornerstone in any business, and has the potential to throw out new and unexpected challenges on a daily basis. This brochure details the vast service offering that our expert Employment team can provide. 

    HR Helpline for Employers

    With the ever changing employment law landscape, employers of all sizes need fast, efficient and commercial advice from people you know you can trust. At Seddons, we understand these issues and that sometimes there is a real danger of costs spiraling out of control. This is why we have developed the Seddons HR Helpline for Employers, so that seeking advice on HR and employment issues is as pain free as possible.

    Employment Guide

    A helpful factsheet for employers.

    April is always a busy time of year for HR professionals and employers, with new and amended employment laws coming in to force. In April 2018, there are important changes to statutory sick pay and increases to the national minimum wage, maternity pay and redundancy payments.

    Our Employment team outlines what you need to know as an employer following the employment law changes 2018.

    GDPR For Employers

    On 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulations, or “GDPR”, will replace the Data Protection Act 1998 (“DPA”). Under the GDPR, individuals will have increased rights of access and control in respect of their personal data. and the regulator (the Information Commissioner’s Office “ICO”) will have greater powers. This includes the ability to levy fines of up to 4% of a business’ annual turnover, in the event of breaches of data protection.

    Partner, and Head of Employment, Helen Crossland outlines what you need to know as an employer.

    Why Seddons?

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    A small, dedicated team of highly qualified employment solicitors

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    Providers of bespoke management and HR training

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    Strong, commercial and practical advice on employment terms, benefits and incentives

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    Support with formal employment processes

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    Can assess merits and value of potential Tribunal and High Court claims

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    Negotiate the best terms for departure

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