Employment & Immigration | Procedures

We offer the provision and review of tailored documentation and training where required to empower our clients' HR team/Management to manage HR issues effectively.  We regularly advise on a wide range of employment procedures, including:


  • Probationary monitoring and review
  • Capability, relating to poor performance
  • Capability relating to long-term sickness absence or persistent short-term sickness absence;
  • Dismissal, including conduct dismissals, and redundancy dismissals falling both inside and outside the collective consultation requirements
  • Transfer of undertakings
  • Maternity leave and pay
  • Paternity leave
  • Parental leave
  • Flexible working

+ Work includes

  • Advising national clients in relation to the application of the Working Time Regulations and the National Minimum Wage in respect of their working practices
  • Advising an international professional services firm on the content of its international data protection policy
  • Advising on the closure of a business and negotiations with a Trade Union over a disputed collective agreement, avoiding any tribunal claims
  • Advising on long-term sickness absence and reasonable adjustments under the Disability Discrimination Act
  • Advising on a capability/performance issue where the employee achieved the required performance and is now progressing well in the role. This included guidance on correspondence, timetable for improvement and devising a performance improvement plan
  • Advising a National Insurance Company on the closure of one of its sites. This included advice on collective consultation, drafting “at risk” letters to employees, preparing a timetable for individual and collective consultation, considering alternative employment at the employer’s other sites and notice of redundancy

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