Dependable Employment Law Advice & Support For Businesses

Employment Law Services for Business

Whether you employ one, or several hundred employees, we can support your business with expert employment law advice. Our expertise ranges from everyday employment law problems to restructuring & HR advice. Some of our recent employment law services for business have included:

  • Dealing with a TUPE situation for a Major Cleaning Contractor
  • Advising on a Disciplinary Process for an Agricultural Company
  • Advising a Large Food Manufacturer with day to day employment issues

Whatever your requirements, we will ensure our advice is always bespoke to your business and reflects your business activities. Our specialist solicitors have more than 20 years experience providing employment law services for business and advising on the whole range of employment law issues.

Other areas where our employment solicitors can provide support and advice

Drafting Employment Contracts & Policies for Your Workplace

We have worked with many business sectors and therefore are well versed in the complexities of contractors, zero hours contracts and seasonal workers.

We pride ourselves on understanding our clients businesses and can review your business practices to ensure you have all the policies in place that your business requires, these can include stress at work, health & safety and equal opportunities policies or policies dealing with bullying and harassment. Appropriate policies and training for your managers can protect your business from claims for sex discrimination, Age discrimination or work related bullying. Most work of this type can be undertaken for a fixed fee agreed in advance so you can stay in control of costs.

Advice for Businesses on Expansion & Restructuring

If you have purchased an existing business and need advice on how TUPE applies, or if you are looking at selling your business, we are skilled advisors for all TUPE related matters. We can also advise businesses on recruitment issues and provide advice on wording for recruitment advertising (to ensure it cannot be viewed as discriminatory).

If you need to restructure your business we can be on hand to advise on the correct procedures and ensure in the event of redundancies that selection is correctly undertaken and employees receive their statutory or contractual entitlements.

Disciplinary, Sickness Issues and Termination of employment

We advise a number of large firms with disciplinary proceedings arising from employee behaviour or dismissal on the grounds of incapability or ill health. If you have an issue with an employee we can advise prior to you taking action and attend meetings where necessary and can deal with terminations when they arise, ensuring employees do not have a claim for unfair dismissal and/or disability discrimination. We can also advise on pre-termination discussions and without prejudice discussions and draft Settlement Agreements (formerly known as compromise agreements)

Representation and support at Ashford Employment Tribunal

We have employment solicitors and barristers throughout Kent and Sussex, but our head offices are situated close to the Ashford Employment Tribunal, we are therefore well positioned to advise you on employment tribunal claims and attend to represent you.

Whatever employment Law services you require speak to our employment solicitors. We provide a free initial call to provide preliminary advice and a fixed fee meeting at a reduced cost to discuss your matter in depth. We look forward to advising your business.

What our clients say

“I would like to convey my thanks to Baileyfields for their utmost professionalism and integrity given the size of the project. I speak for myself and my team when saying that in terms of a pragmatic and flexible approach, which is much needed in our commercial environment, that dealing with Baileyfields has been a pleasure (rare to say with solicitors !) and would be very happy to use your services again should the need arise” Wight Salads Group