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Matthew Ainscough

Matthew Ainscough
Senior Employment Lawyer (FCILEx)

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It is inevitable that when running your own business, you will, at some point, require employment law advice. Not only are there frequent changes to the legal responsibilities of employers that you need to keep up with, the consequences of failing to meet the appropriate standards can have a negative impact on the business financially and impact on others in your workforce.

Every employer strives for a happy workplace and our employment lawyers can help you to maintain good employment practices that help to ensure your employees are treated fairly.

Your responsibilities as an employer include:

  • Employment contract
  • Duty to grant maternity and pay paternity/parental leave
  • Auto-enrolment into a pension
  • Terminating a contract fairly
  • Fair treatment which prevents claims of discrimination
  • Working time regulations
  • Holiday entitlement
  • Health and safety
  • Fair recruitment practice
  • Minimum wage

Bell and Buxton Solicitors can assist either employers or employees in respect of any or all of the following employment law matters:

  1. Redundancy
  2. Discrimination at work
  3. Dismissal
  4. Grievance and disciplinary hearings
  5. Settlement Agreements 
  6. Maternity issues
  7. Privacy at work

TUPE – Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations

Click here to download our Redundancy Checklist for Employers


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