“They are excellent. We're very happy with their service and they know our business.”
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:
“‘Scoring highly' for ‘performance and value'.”
“I would highlight the expertise and reliability of the team - the lawyers always do what they promise, on time, and in budget.”
The introduction of Employment Tribunal fees in summer 2013 was controversial from the outset and has been the subject of two, high profile judicial review applications by UNISON.
Following on from our round up of employment law developments in 2014, it's time to look ahead to what are likely to be ten key employment issues in 2015.
Obesity can constitute a disability in certain circumstances, the EU's highest court has ruled.
The long expected changes to the Tier 1 (Investor) visa category come into force today, 6 November 2014.
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.
The UK’s obesity problem has been described as a ticking timebomb and it is estimated that half the population will be obese by 2050 at a cost of £50 billion a year. But that’s not the only implication of obesity.
In 2011, Dame Carol Black undertook a review of sickness absence to identify ways of minimising absence and to improve the sickness absence and benefits system. A lack of access to occupational health services was identified.
Following the well-publicised cases on whether non-guaranteed overtime and commission should be included in holiday pay, new regulations will limit how far back claims can go from 1 July 2015.
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