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Employment Law

Employment law is a complex and constantly changing area of law. Getting it wrong can cost you time and money, and could damage the reputation of your business.

Our expert employment lawyers will work with you to make sure you have the right contracts of employment, terms and conditions and policies in place, to ensure your business is protected.

Employer relocation: Advice for Employees

Employer relocation: Advice for Employees

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson
New guidance on shielding for the clinically extremely vulnerable

New guidance on shielding for the clinically extremely vulnerable

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson

Gender Pay Gap Reporting Guidance

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom

Government consults on banning non-compete and exclusivity clauses in contracts

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
£4.6 billion additional support announced for workers and businesses

£4.6 billion additional support announced for workers and businesses

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson

Furlough and annual leave | All you need to know

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Employers | Don’t miss the deadline for making a furlough claim

Employers | Don’t miss the deadline for making a furlough claim

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson

Religious Leave Requests

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson

Working from Home | Advice for employers

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Furlough Scheme Extended Until March

Furlough Scheme Extended Until March

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson
Government Announce More Generous Job Support Scheme | What do employers need to know?

Government Announce More Generous Job Support Scheme | What do employers need to know?

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Employment Tribunal reforms to reduce backlog

Employment Tribunal reforms to reduce backlog

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom

Support for Businesses | The Winter Economy Plan

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Covid-secure guidelines to become law

Covid-secure guidelines to become law

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom

Knowing your employment rights

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Keep up to date with work visa permits and requirements | Employment Law

Keep up to date with work visa permits and requirements | Employment Law

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
New law ensures furloughed employees made redundant don’t miss out on correct pay

New law ensures furloughed employees made redundant don’t miss out on correct pay

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson

Furlough changes at the end of July

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson
Making staff redundant – key steps you must follow

Making staff redundant – key steps you must follow

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom

Flexible Furlough Scheme Changes

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson

Will employers see an increase in flexible working requests as lockdown ends?

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom

Furlough and Self-Employment Support Scheme Changes | What do you need to know?

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson
How your holiday entitlement at work is affected during the coronavirus pandemic

How your holiday entitlement at work is affected during the coronavirus pandemic

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson
Returning to work: How can employers ensure workplaces are COVID-Secure?

Returning to work: How can employers ensure workplaces are COVID-Secure?

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom

What happens when furlough ends at the end of June?

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Settlement Agreements During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Settlement Agreements During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson
Dealing with Coronavirus in the workplace

Dealing with Coronavirus in the workplace

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson
Government relaxes rules on unused annual leave due to COVID-19

Government relaxes rules on unused annual leave due to COVID-19

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson

5 Key Employment Law Changes

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
New guidance for harassment in the workplace

New guidance for harassment in the workplace

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Problems at work

Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom

Veganism: A philosophical belief?

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom

Employee Absence: When enough is enough

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom

Employers urged to offer flexible working hours to staff during the heatwave

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom

Flexible Working: A day one right?

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom

Tribunal Compensation Limits to increase in April 2019

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson

Government plans to provide greater protection for pregnant women and new parents

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson
Bereavement in the workplace: Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018

Bereavement in the workplace: Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Anne Corder, Tim Thompson and Martin Bloom

Employment law seminar tackles the biggest challenges of the modern workplace

Employment Law
by Hegarty Team
Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018 receives Royal Assent

Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018 receives Royal Assent

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom

New Guidance from Acas on Employment References 

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Employment Law: Settlement Agreements

Employment Law: Settlement Agreements

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
World Cup at Work

The World Cup in the Workplace

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Workers Employment Law Rights

Supreme Court gives important judgement in worker status case.

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Guidance to Dress Codes and Sex Discrimination 

Guidance to Dress Codes and Sex Discrimination 

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom

Social Media in the Workplace

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom

Employment Law: Tax Treatment of Notice Pay

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Employment Law changes in April 2018

Employment Law changes in April 2018

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Itemised Pay Statement) (Amendment) Order 2018

The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Itemised Pay Statement) (Amendment) Order 2018

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Enhanced rights for millions of workers as government responds to Taylor Review

Enhanced rights for millions of workers as government responds to Taylor Review

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Changes in Employment law 2017 to 2018

Changes in Employment law 2017 to 2018

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Employment Law: EAT ruling on employee settlement negotiations

Employment Law: EAT ruling on employee settlement negotiations

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Holiday Pay Calculations – The Next Step

Holiday Pay Calculations – The Next Step

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson
Tribunal fees to go?

Tribunal fees to go?

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson
Enhanced rights for millions of workers as government responds to Taylor Review

Enhanced rights for millions of workers as government responds to Taylor Review

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
New TUPE Regulations published

New TUPE Regulations published

Employment Law
by Hegarty Team

Christmas party advice for employers

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Brexit: What are the implications for UK employment law?

Brexit: What are the implications for UK employment law?

Employment Law
by Hegarty Team
Working Time Regulations and the mobile workforce

Working Time Regulations and the mobile workforce

Employment Law
by Hegarty Team
Employment Law: Amendment to Conduct of Employment Agencies Regulations

Employment Law: Amendment to Conduct of Employment Agencies Regulations

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Statutory redundancy pay set to increase from 6 April 2016

Statutory redundancy pay set to increase from 6 April 2016

Employment Law
by Tim Thompson
National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2016

National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2016

Employment Law
by Hegarty Team
Zero hours contracts: Exclusivity clause redress for workers

Zero hours contracts: Exclusivity clause redress for workers

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Social Media and the Workplace

Social Media and the Workplace

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
World Cup 2014: advice for employers

World Cup 2014: advice for employers

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
ACAS Early Conciliation

ACAS Early Conciliation

Employment Law
by Hegarty Team
New employment law service

New employment law service

Employment Law
by Hegarty Team
New solicitor Lucy Bloom follows father to firm

New solicitor Lucy Bloom follows father to firm

Employment Law Hegarty Solicitors News
by Hegarty Team
Acas Guidance on Handling Redundancies

Acas Guidance on Handling Redundancies

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Unfair Dismissal, Contributory Fault

Unfair Dismissal, Contributory Fault

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
ECHR Rules on Religious Discrimination Claims

ECHR Rules on Religious Discrimination Claims

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
Unfair Dismissal Rules in Seminar Spotlight

Unfair Dismissal Rules in Seminar Spotlight

Employment Law
by Hegarty Team
Social Networking in the Spotlight at HR Seminar

Social Networking in the Spotlight at HR Seminar

Employment Law
by Hegarty Team
Impending Employment Law Reforms

Impending Employment Law Reforms

Employment Law
by Martin Bloom
hegarty.co.uk/employment

Your employees are one of your most valuable assets, so it is important that your employment policies and procedures protect both your employees and your business and do not leave you open to future risk. Our experts can help with:

  • Employment policies, contracts and handbooks
  • Redundancy, restructuring, settlement agreements and TUPE
  • Grievances and disciplinary matters
  • Representation at Employment Tribunals

On Your Side If Disputes Arise

If things do go wrong, we can help you to find solutions to problems as they arise. Our specialist employment lawyers have an excellent track record of success, and will give you practical, realistic advice on the best way to proceed. We will always give you an honest assessment of the merits of the case and present your defence in the strongest possible terms.

We can negotiate a settlement on your behalf, or represent you at an Employment Tribunal. Whatever is needed, our focus will always be on getting the very best result for your business.

Visit our Employment Tribunal Fees page for further information.

Redundancy & Restructuring

If you are restructuring your business and have to make redundancies, we can guide you through the whole process. We can help you negotiate exit packages, and draw up settlement terms where necessary.

Quick and Efficient Employment Law Advice for Small Businesses

Whether you are a small, medium or large business, we offered tailored employment law advice on a wide range of issues. Our experienced employment solicitors offer a fast and cost-effective service. From employment contracts and handbooks to settlement agreements and tribunals, our solicitors can offer fast, practical advice.

E-ssential Solutions

Employment Law Support Service - Unlimited employment law advice over the telephone or via email when you need it.

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Tim Thompson

Partner Senior Partner | Employment Law

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Martin Bloom

Partner Head of the Employment Department

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Marissa Clausen

HR Consultant | Employment Law

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