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Employment Tribunal assistance
Employment Tribunal assistance

Workplace Law can provide information, advice and support to employers facing an Employment Tribunal claim.

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Assessment centres
Assessment centres

Whatever your recruitment needs we are able to offer you the support and expertise to assist you in making the right decision.

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Human resources annual support contract
Human resources annual support contract

At Workplace Law we place a heavy emphasis on giving timely and pragmatic support and advice to our clients.

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Free HR health check

For a limited period we are offering a free HR health check, looking at the current state of your HR practices, so you can see what needs addressing. 

Following on from key research that we have undertaken over the past year, which has focused in particular on HR practices in the FM sector, we have gained invaluable insight into the KPIs that high-performing organisations use to ensure their HR practices are working effectively – improving staff retention rates, reducing the number of grievances they experience, and really ensuring that effective HR improves the bottom line.

The health check will look at all these, and is broken down into three main areas – looking at your current HR function, your HR services, and your existing HR policies and procedures. The consultant who undertakes the check will take time to understand your organisation and look at how effective your HR provision is in supporting the goals and successes of your business – and will show you what you can do to improve.

Benefits:

  • Our HR health check covers all areas of HR, allowing you the peace of mind that your documents are up to date and are compliant with UK legislation.
  • We will identify any risks to your business through your HR practices.
  • It’s free!

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HR support

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What distinguishes our approach to managing employment relations and HR support is pragmatism. At Workplace Law, we respect your right to run your business the way you want to. As trusted advisors it’s our job to listen to you and help you make pragmatic decisions guided by our insight and extensive knowledge of employment relations law.

We work in partnership with you to manage risk to a customised specification agreed with you, delivered through your own corporate identity. We’re down to earth, responsive, and flexible. Above all, we recognise that every client, and every solution, is different.

The benefits of using Workplace Law for outsourced HR support have seen our clients achieve cost savings in excess of 15% and significantly reduce the number of Employment Tribunal claims brought against them. We help our clients reduce risk, improve sickness and absence rates, and ultimately deliver improved business performance.

Proven track record

Workplace Law’s HRM practice specialises in employment relations. Our CIPD qualified consultants are all experienced HRM practitioners, including a lay member of the Employment Tribunals panel. We also have access to an employment lawyer through the practice.

Clients include organisations from within commercial property, facilities management, education, pharmaceutical, defence, aerospace, transport and financial services.

We’ve assisted and provided HR support for a wide range of businesses, including charities and start-ups, colleges and universities, local and national government, and some of the UK’s leading private businesses and plcs.

We are special advisors to the British Institute of Facilities Management on employment law.

Services

We operate in four practice areas: HR support, compliance, strategy, and response. Our services are highly flexible and packages can be customised to meet your particular needs.

HRM support

Support contracts: Take the fear and cost out of employment relations with an annual contract and customised service levels to deliver year-round HR support to your organisation.

Employment Tribunal support: Dedicated outsourced claims management service to assist you from receipt of the initial claim through to resolution. 

HRM compliance

Documentation services: Timely preparation of essential compliance documentation, including employment contracts, formal correspondence policies, and staff handbooks.

HRM strategy

Strategic consultancy: Our consultancy expertise includes high-level advice on the practical and legal implications of mergers, acquisitions, disposals, restructuring and redundancy, ensuring that TUPE considerations have been considered and that implementation is legally compliant in practice.

Performance management: We provide comprehensive capability, from managing under-performing employees through to identifying team performance using techniques such as psychometric testing and SDI profiling.

Recruitment: Professionally managed permanent and temporary recruitment of HR personnel, from administrators and HR managers through to senior level appointments. Dedicated assessment centres using psychometric testing.

Interim management solutions: Resourcing qualified HR professionals for project work or to provide short-term cover.

Culture: Working with you at every level within your organisation to instil a diversity culture and mitigate against the risk of discrimination claims.

Response

Case management: Management of sensitive cases in employee relations, including capability and conduct, sickness absence, discipline and grievance, discrimination and dismissal.


Case studies

Supporting Emprise's HR team

Suzanne Jackson, HR Director, Emprise:

“Workplace Law has made a difference to the quality of the service we can provide to our staff. And because of the customised service from Workplace Law, the costs have come down.

“We’re now into the second year and we’re pleased with the level of service which is always turned around quickly with any queries being answered straight away.”

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Helping Akkeron Hotels expand

Martyn Ball, Head of HR at Akkeron Hotels:

“It’s not just telephone advice that we’ve come to rely on, Workplace Law consultants are also happy to attend our meetings in person and Jayn Bond has regular catch ups with us to discuss any HR related issues. Working with people you can trust is important to me and I value the personal relationship that we have developed with the team at Workplace Law.”

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Support for Brighton and Hove Radio Cabs

"It is great to have such personalised service; they have been very professional and have helped us to understand the law and in this way continue to provide our staff with security and a good working environment.”

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Smart Holograms: A helping hand with HR and employment relations

“We were paying quite a lot of money to our company lawyers for HR advice and therefore this prompted me to report back to my CEO advising him of the savings that could be made by employing Workplace Law to do this in the future. I selected Workplace Law because I was very comfortable with the way Jayn dealt with situations. She explains issues in a way which you can relate to, and deals with them more efficiently than a lawyer would.”

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