Employing or engaging individuals in the UK
Ensuring you engage the right staff and building strong employment law foundations is paramount to any organisation whether it operates in the UK or anywhere in the world.
UK Employment law is increasingly complex, with legislation changing on a regular basis. However, our expert team is experienced in dealing with these problems and supporting you with any obstacles or issues that your business may face.
Whether you are employing individuals in the UK from a base outside the UK or whether you have set up a UK branch of your business and require help with dealing with employment issues, we can assist.
Knowing the intricacies of employment law is vital to protecting the reputation and the running of your business as well as keeping a productive and positive relationship with your employees.
Whether you’re looking for assistance with drafting employment documentation, such as contracts and policies, or need assistance with everyday processes such as restructuring and redundancies, dealing with difficult staff or protecting your business’ confidential information and restricting your employees’ future movements, our employment solicitors in our Chester, Shrewsbury and Manchester offices can provide bespoke advice promptly and efficiently, protecting your interests and helping you achieve your objectives.
The team has acted for many businesses outside of the UK wishing to recruit, engage and manage individuals in the UK.
Examples of previous work:
- The team has drafted employment contracts and restrictive covenants for an American company employing sales individuals in the UK. It has also helped the same company carry out a redundancy exercise by hand holding the company through the whole process by advising, creating bespoke letters and scripts in order that the exercise was undertaken effectively and correctly.
- The team has acted for an Irish-based company purchasing a UK company, dealing with the TUPE issues arising from the purchase and advising on and drafting new employment documentation to move the company forwards.
- The team has assisted an American-based company to purchase a UK company and has dealt with a number of high level exits post-completion advising those in America at times of the day that suited the American business.
Partner & Head of Employment Law