Could you benefit from extra HR advice for employers?

‘Our experienced consultants have the added advantage of the full support and knowledge of our expert solicitors behind them’

Maybe you’re not finding it cost-effective to have a dedicated in-house HR team. Maybe the HR resource that you have in-house is overstretched. Either way, many of our clients have faced similar issues and have turned to us for help with HR advice for employers.

Fully supported HR consultants

While many companies offer employment law advice via HR consultants, our experienced HR consultants have the added advantage of the full support and knowledge of our expert solicitors behind them. We can offer you a range of options:

  • Outsourced HR
    We can operate as a ‘virtual’ HR department, offering HR legal advice either remotely or on the premises. This is an ideal solution for expanding companies.
  • HR projects
    We can offer you an additional resource when you need it – either at your premises or based at ours –for instance during interviewing or investigating disciplinary issues.
  • Interim management
    You may need a longer or more regular period of HR advice for employers, for example to provide cover for maternity leave. Our consultants can ‘hold the reins’ for you, backed up by our employment law team.

Our credentials

“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

Contact us to find out more about how our experienced team of HR consultants can provide the HR advice for employers you need by calling us on 0800 051 8054 or emailing

A very professional but friendly service, with everything delivered as promised.
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