“‘Scoring highly' for ‘performance and value'.”
It is recognised for its long standing client relationships and pragmatic, strategic and effective advice in such areas as restructuring and reorganisations, redundancies, trade union issues, employment tribunal claims, employment contracts and service agreements, discrimination issues and claims, corporate acquisitions, outsourcing, transfer of undertakings (TUPE), whistleblowing, grievances and immigration.
Our large team of employment lawyers, many of whom are recognised as leading practitioners within their field, have a wealth of experience in all areas of employment law, including:
Such work is carried out across a number of industry sectors encompassing a wide range of clients in the public and private sectors - see Related Expertise for a full list.
Our specialist employment lawyers act for a wide range of clients, from individuals to household names including some of the leading organisations in their respective fields. Examples include:
|PHS (Personnel Hygiene Services Limited)||DAS||RNLI|
|Principality Building Society||Thames Valley Police|
|The NHS in Wales||Huawei Technologies (UK) Ltd||MacIntyre Care|
|Swansea University||Apollo Fire Detectors||Imtech Traffic and Infra|
|Russell & Bromley Limited||Oxford University Colleges||Square One Resource Ltd|
|Dolce & Gabbana||Bedfordshire Pilgrims Housing Association||St John Cymru|
Our Employment team has provided specialist advice in many complex and highly sensitive cases. Examples include acting for or providing advice to:
“Their ability to maintain good client relationships makes them stand out.”
“Advice is both practical and supportive of our business needs. They are sure we are aware of the latest issues.”
The government has recently published another Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules and this is the sixth Statement for 2014.
Tribunal treats buyout of a pensioner's entitlement to retain Private Medical Insurance as an Employer Financed Retirement Benefits Scheme.
From 1 December 2014 it will be a criminal offence, contrary to section 56 of the DPA, for an employer to require an individual to use their subject access rights under the DPA to provide certain records as a condition of employment.
We look at recent developments concerning Employment Tribunal fees, which have been consistently challenged as denying access to justice since their introduction a year ago.
Vicky Schollar considers the Government's final proposals for zero-hours contracts, whether they will be effective and, after all the debate, some of the issues that have not been addressed.
Rules on disguised employment aren't likely to disappear soon. Bridget Wood comments on the current situation in the Recruiter Magazine's recent article.
A recruitment agency escaped liability and the hirer took the hit for an agency worker's claim for equal treatment under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (AWR) in a recent case.
Following a basic overview published a couple of months ago, the Government and ACAS have both recently published more in-depth and technical guidance on Shared Parental Leave.
With both Labour and the Conservatives pledging to create more apprenticeships after the next general election, William Downing and Sara Thompson set out what employers thinking of taking on apprentices need to know about their legal status.
We have provided in-depth assistance to a national provider of learning, support and care for children and adults with learning disabilities.
We are the lead employment advisers to the Welsh Government and Welsh Ministers