Tim Forer Barrister

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Contact Details

“He is very commercially aware and gives pragmatic advice. He is highly knowledgeable and provides great customer service.”

Chambers UK 2018
Tim is highly experienced in employment law and specialises in advocacy. He also provides practical, commercial advice to organisations.

Main areas of practice

He has specialised in advocacy since his earlier career with the Royal Navy as an officer and a barrister, where he regularly appeared in Courts Martial, and more recently in private practice where he represents clients at employment tribunals, including the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

Other expertise

Seminars: Tim regularly speaks on employment law and related matters at seminars and workshops.

Expertise

Tim’s Blog

Regs exemption for SMEs extended

Tim Forer discusses the extension of new regulation exemption for SMEs.

Articles by Tim

Autumn Budget 2017 - what does this mean for employers and pensions?

News

In his Budget, Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced that the Government was resolved to look forward and not backwards and to produce a "balanced approach" to prepare Britain for the future.

Mental Health report 'Thriving at Work' published

Article

The 'Thriving at Work' report shows shocking statistics about mental health in the workplace. Our expert, Tim Forer, looks at what businesses can do to look after the mental health of their employees'.

Low paid workers to get £2m in backpay

Article

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has published a list of employers who have not been paying their staff the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage.

Related Knowledge & Resources

The "after party" – could employers be liable for what goes on?

With employers planning Christmas parties, or indeed any kind of "works do", we look at a case where the employer was held vicariously liable for an employee's actions when those at the office party moved on to another venue where a fight broke out.

Taxing termination payments – six months on

Are you using the new mandatory calculation when establishing what part of a termination payment is taxable? Six months on, are there still areas that you, your managers or your payroll colleagues find confusing? We guide you through some common issues.

Significant increase in Employment Tribunal claims

There has been a consistent increase in Employment Tribunal claims since the abolition of fees in July 2017 and the most recent quarterly Employment Tribunal statistics report shows a 165% increase in single claims compared to the same quarter last year.

Guide: Our workplace mediation service

Do you have conflict in the workplace that takes up your valuable time and has a damaging effect on team performance?

Immigration Compliance Audit Service

Blake Morgan is one of the few larger law firms that offer an immigration compliance audit service. We are well placed to do so, drawing on our immigration and commercial expertise.