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employment advice
HR advice

Employment Advice and Support


Employing staff is incredibly rewarding when everything is going right, however, when problems do arise it can be complex and time consuming.  It is important that, as a manager, you know your rights to avoid getting into hot water with employment legislation.


We are fully CIPD* qualified with significant experience managing staff and are fully proficient to deal with all matters of employment and people issues. We will work with you to ascertain the issue and provide commercial practical advice and guidance to reach workable solutions to ensure that you protect yourself and your business by meeting employment legislation. Our ethos is to deal with issues efficiently at an early stage to prevent further escalation.   Our advice will be fair and legally compliant, always focusing on the needs of your business.


We can advise on the following matters (not exhaustive):


  • Recruitment and selection
  • Immigration requirements
  • Grievance/staff complaints
  • Changes to terms and conditions
  • Performance review/appraisal
  • Flexible/part time working
  • Other benefits
  • Probation periods
  • Sickness absence
  • Poor performance
  • Discipline
  • References
  • Holidays
  • Notice period
  • Pay rises
  • Restructures and redundancy
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Writing employee references
  • Resignation
  • Dismissal
  • Retirement


Our employment advice service can be any of the following to suit your business requirements:

  • Over-the-phone advice service to managers on how to deal with issues as and when they arise;
  • Face-to-face support for more complex issues or as the business requires;
  • On-site support at formal meetings;
  • Drafting of letters when matters require formal procedures;
  • Advice on maintaining staff records;
  • Useful reference guides for managers (electronic or printed) ;
  • Training your managers in various HR disciplines (see training section)


Our HR Support and Advice can be charged on an hourly or daily rate depending on your requirements.


*Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development


Please contact us to discuss your particular needs, and to discuss pricing options.



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