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.

    Strong, determined, creative and commercial

    Our team of employment lawyers are committed to ensuring that our employer clients get the best advice they need, when they need it. Whether it’s general guidance on every day HR issues or a difficult situation with an employee that needs to be actioned urgently, we consider the commercial, practical and morale issues at stake.

    We provide HR legal assistance to businesses across all sectors – construction, retail, recruitment, hospitality, travel, professional services and charities, to name a few. From start-ups to SME’s to national organisations we can help.  

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

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    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.

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    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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    Providers of bespoke management and HR training

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    Fixed fee workplace mediation service

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