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Employment and HR issues affect every organisation.
Whether it is taking on more staff to deal with growth in your charity, reassessing workforce levels in light of restructuring, or managing your current employees, it pays to have the best people on your side.
The management of any charity brings with it many specific employment problems, the most acute being the implications of safeguarding and the effect of often very tight budgets can rarely be ignored.
Our multi-disciplined team of Solicitors and Human Resources professionals are retained advisors to a multitude of varied charities from care providers to historic monuments. As such, we are familiar with the day to day problems and employment issues which they face.
We work together to ensure you receive commercial, practical and pragmatic advice and support.
With one of the largest specialist employment law teams in the North of England, we can offer the strength in depth to tackle any issue.
We have eight partners, twenty additional solicitors and CIPD-qualified professionals, all of whom specialise exclusively in employment law, practice and procedure.
We have experience of every conceivable HR situation, in particular:
- Disciplinary and grievance procedures
- Contract of employment, policies and procedures
- HR consultancy
- TUPE transfers
- Investigations and training
- Tribunal claims
- Equal pay
- Settlement agreements
The sector is varied, but a common feature is the need to ensure cost efficiency within largely fixed budgets.
As such our packages designed specifically for SMEs take the risk out of managing employees and are often a perfect solution for all apart from the largest charities.
For more information on how we can help, please get in touch.