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Welcome to Local government Employment and HR support

Employment and HR issues affect every organisation.

Whether it is taking on more staff to deal with changes, reassessing workforce levels in light of restructuring, or managing your current employees, it pays to have the best people on your side, especially in the current challenging times in which local government has to operate.

Local government organisations face having to deal with a wide range of employment law issues, due to the number of staff they employ and the different skills and professions amongst those employees.

Our multi-disciplined team, of Solicitors and Human Resources professionals are retained advisors to a number of Local Authorities and have expertise in advising on staffing and workforce issues and are fully aware of the unique challenges this sector presents.

Our employment team is one of the largest specialist employment law teams in the North of England, we offer the strength in depth to tackle any issue.

We have the extensive specialist resource to flex to meet your business requirements at any time, no matter how significant the issues involved.

Our strength in depth enables us to listen and understand your specific requirement and then shape a team to properly focus and meet all of your individual requirements and to enable effective focused team work.

In focusing upon Local Government we have a range of specific services:

For more information on how we can help you, please get in touch.

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