Employment contracts prepared by expert employment solicitors
‘We make sure your employment contracts protect your business’
If you are preparing employment contracts for your staff, it is important to get advice from an experienced employment law solicitor.
We have a team of employment solicitors who regularly prepare employment contracts for business. We take the time to understand your business so that employment contracts are tailored to suit you. The benefits of having well drafted, clear contracts include:
- Ensuring compliance with your legal obligation to provide a written statement of terms and conditions of employment contracts for staff.
- Protecting your business’s confidential information, customer-base and the stability of your workforce.
- Avoiding disputes with your employees over matters such as pay, bonuses or commission.
- Giving you the ability to vary a contract of employment.
- Allowing you to lawfully recover money from your employee where appropriate.
Taking the time to prepare clear and relevant employment contracts pays dividends in the long run by avoiding disputes, giving you flexibility when running your business, and ultimately saving you time and money.
“What the team is known for: Handles a full range of employment matters including advice in relation to employee shareholder schemes, business restructuring and employment litigation. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): “They are a brilliant team and great support for businesses. They’re also very friendly and approachable.” Work highlights Advised an individual in an appeal at the Employment Appeal Tribunal brought by Oxfordshire County Council, who appealed an Employment Tribunal judgment that the individual had been subjected to unlawful whistle-blowing detriments. Notable practitioners: Mark Emery (Band 3) has experience advising claimants and respondents on employment litigation, as well as working with businesses on general advisory matters. Sources say he “provides excellent advice and documentation.” Lauren Harkin (Associate to watch) is known among her clients for her “excellent understanding of employment law.” She is experienced in defending Employment Tribunal proceedings involving all aspects of discrimination. Malcolm Gregory is a Recognised Practitioner.” Chambers 2017 Thames Valley
“Richard White (Band 2) of Royds Withy King “has been superb in his approach, exceedingly knowledgeable and really understands business,” according to one client. He regularly advises employers on matters such as redundancies, discrimination cases and business transfers.” Chambers 2017 South West
“At Royds Withy King, department head Malcolm Gregory handles employee shareholder schemes, restructuring, pension cap applications and TUPE matters, while Richard White predominantly acts for employers and has strength in tribunal claims.” Legal 500 2016 South West
“Royds Withy King’s highlights included successfully representing an in-house solicitor in a disability discrimination and unfair dismissal claim against a former employer. Practice head Malcolm Gregory is recommended alongside tribunal and mediation expert Mark Emery.” Legal 500 2016 South East