We may be expert lawyers, but we are approachable. We will always be on your side in any employment dispute. We often act for individuals and so we understand that:
In our view, this is a tall order for any individual and so we have built an entire law firm around your needs.
When we advise you:
When things get complicated, we use diagrams to explain things. It’s the easiest way to understand what process you face or what options you have. This saves the time and cost associated with lengthy written explanations – and helps you to understand what you need to know in order to take informed decisions.
Our lawyers often work for individuals. All our lawyers have over 10 years experience in advising workers and employees at all levels, from shop floor workers to Heads of Banks.
In addition, in the past our lawyers have acted for major companies.
We mention this to give you reassurance that you are getting the same quality of advice that has been regularly relied upon by: Royal charitable institutions, NHS Trusts, major tobacco companies, household name retailers, various insurance companies and a leading Japanese car manufacturer.
We only ever employ trained advocates to advise and represent you. It makes a difference.
Lawyers that a prepared to conduct the case at hearing leave nothing to chance when preparing a case. Their ability to sense what a Tribunal will demand of you to prove your case is greatly heightened. This means you get a sharper lawyer and a better prepared case.
We think this is part of our job. Our long-standing experience in this industry has bred an incredible efficiency in how we deliver advice and organise litigation.
We are completely transparent on all our fee arrangements. We have even broken down most fee arrangements in a diagram format which explains what is payable, when – and explains what you receive from us for your money.
We promise to estimate costs for you when we write to you. As part of our service, we will provide you with a cost-benefit analysis, which sets out the options open to you when proceeding with this matter, the likely cost and any particular risks that you should bear in mind.
We update this assessment at certain points to make sure that you stay in control and make informed decisions about what you want to do.
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Steven Eckett sets out a useful time-line setting out all of the important employment law changes that are due for implementation during the remainder of 2013 and for 2014. www.hrzone.com/feature/employment-law/employment-law-timeline-and-changes-2013-and-2014/
For more information the following lawyers will be able to help with Employment Advice.