“Excellent services; the individuals I have dealt with have comprehensive knowledge and experience of employment law, providing pragmatic and sound advice. The lawyers are willing to discuss different perspectives on issues pertinent to our case and its broader context.”
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||Universe Group PLC|
|Principality Building Society||Thames Valley Police||Wales Audit Office|
|NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership||Colt Group Limited||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|
|Wightlink||National Procurement Service for Wales||Nursing and Midwifery Council|
Our Employment team has provided specialist advice in many complex and highly sensitive cases. Examples include acting for or providing advice to:
“The lawyers are terrific; very helpful, know what we need and are tremendously reassuring”
“Blake Morgan are very responsive and give excellent, clear advice”
“Professional, prompt and knowledgeable”
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has now ruled that voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay if it is paid sufficiently regularly to amount to normal pay. Our expert explains the impact this will have on employers.
Our employment expert considers some of the further detail of the Supreme Court's ruling to make employment tribunal fees unlawful, the implications this will have for employers and what to take into consideration going forward.
Tim Forer, a partner in the Employment law team at Blake Morgan commented on the Supreme Court's decision to stop charging Employment Tribunal fees.
A report by Working Families, Modern Families Index, found that 47% of working fathers would like a less stressful job to better balance the demands of work and family life and over a third would be willing to take a pay cut to achieve a better balance.
It's hard to imagine that it was only ten years ago that legislation was first introduced prohibiting age discrimination in the workplace with the implementation of the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 on 1 October 2006.
As a number of high-profile retailers, pubs and leisure sector businesses pledge to move staff away from zero hours contracts, we consider the pros and cons – should all employers follow suit?
Holly Cudbill, Associate in our Employment Law team, discusses the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) case of Green v SIG Trading.
Kevin Lau, Senior Solicitor in our Employment law team, looks at when employees may claim unfair dismissal despite having less than 2 years' service.
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.
“Helen’s been bullying me for the past 2 years and and I want to raise a grievance”.
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