Employment Law

Agility has expert advisors with experience in advising a variety of businesses on a broad range of employment law issues, including (but not limited to):

  • Unfair dismissal (including gross misconduct, redundancy, ill health capability, capability claims)
  • Constructive unfair dismissal
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Breach of Working Time Regulations claims
  • Holiday pay claims
  • Wages
  • Flexible working requests
  • TUPE
  • Harassment
  • Victimisation
  • Whistleblowing
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Negligent misstatement, and
  • All discrimination claims (such as sex, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious or belief, marriage and civil partnership, maternity and pregnancy)

Our aims:

  • Provide professional, personable, easy to understand advice
  • Get to know you, your organisation and the way you like to work, and tailor our advice to suit you
  • Strengthen your existing HR functions and ensure you are following best practice
  • Minimise risk and hopefully prevent employment tribunal claims
  • Guide you through the steps and processes to make the difficult decisions and steps easier
  • Provide you with advice on best practice to simplify the employment process
  • Provide you with commercial solutions
  • Provide all necessary support for your business to remain compliant so you can concentrate on the day-to-day running of your business
  • Provide advice and documentation concerning contracts of employment, annual leave, sickness, conduct, disciplinary procedures and other legal documentation to assist you in the HR process

How can we do this for you?

  • We can guide you through all of your HR/employment law issues through our email and telephone advice line
  • We can tailor contracts/handbooks/policies to your business and ensure they are legally up to date with latest legislation
  • We can advise on the latest legal changes and keep you updated through regular newsletters
  • We can negotiate and advise on settlement agreements for you
  • Our experienced advisors can provide employment tribunal support and representation
  • We can deliver bespoke training for your staff
  • We can draft bespoke HR letters and documents on your behalf
  • We can chair disciplinary/grievance/appeal hearings or conduct the investigation for you to ensure fairness to the procedure and take the pressure off your business
  • We can assist you with your business reorganisation – we can guide you through the redundancy and restructuring process

We have a large suite of employment law/HR template letters covering all aspects of the employee lifecycle, including:

  • Recruitment and selection
  • Contracts and handbooks
  • Appraisal systems
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Capability and performance management
  • Absence management
  • Grievance and disciplinary issues
  • Termination of employment
  • Redundancy