“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”
Publication of Good Work: The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices gives a clear sign of the priorities identified by Matthew Taylor regarding the changes to employment practices that are needed to keep pace with modern business models.
Angela Rippon hit the headlines when she tested positive for opiates after eating poppy seed bread, Rebecca Ireland, outlines what HR professionals should consider if drug testing is carried out in the workplace.
The Employment Tribunal recently held that giving a father two weeks' paid paternity leave and shared parental leave at the statutory rate while giving female employees 14 weeks' paid maternity leave was direct sex discrimination
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?
The GDPR presents employers (also known as data controllers) with a number of important changes concerning both the way they handle information about their employees and what they tell employees about the information they store.
The Court of Appeal has considered the relevant factors to take into account in assessing whether or not a worker had a reasonable belief that disclosure was in the public interest.
In an interesting decision of the EAT in Charlesworth v Dransfields Engineering Services Ltd the EAT gave guidance on how to establish causation in claims of discrimination arising from disability. Read about the case and decision here.
“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