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 reputational issues at stake.
We provide HR legal assistance to businesses across all sectors – construction, retail, recruitment, hospitality, travel and leisure, 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.
Employment law covers a wide range of employee rights - from working time to dismissal. We've put together some helpful guides from our top employment lawyers to help you navigate the legal landscape.
A helpful factsheet for employers.
April is always a busy time of year for HR professionals and employers, with new and amended statutory rates coming in to force. In April 2021, there are notable increases to the rates for statutory sick pay, the national minimum wage, maternity pay and redundancy payments.
Our Employment team outlines what you need to know as an employer following these changes that take effect from April 2021.
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.
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.
A small, dedicated team of highly qualified employment solicitors
Strong, commercial and practical advice on employment terms, benefits and incentives
Support with formal employment processes
Negotiate the best terms for departure including advising on settlement agreements
Withholding statutory sick pay for employees who are not vaccinated carries a similar risk to introducing a 'no jab, no job' policy, says Fiona Mendel...
Head of Employment Helen Crossland reminds employers that 1 July 2021 marks the start of the phasing out of the furlough scheme.
Head of Employment Helen Crossland outlines what employers can do if they suspect staff of having a problem with alcohol or illegal drugs.