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Employment Advice for Employees
Our specialist Employment Law Team provide clear and effective advice and representation to ensure that your employment rights are protected and the best outcome is achieved.
We will explain the law and your legal position clearly and concisely so that you understand your options and can make decisions about what action to take.
Whether you need help to understand your employment rights, negotiate with your employer, or bring Employment Tribunal proceedings, we can help you.
We regularly act for employees in the following areas:
- Unfair dismissal and constructive dismissal
- Disciplinary action and hearings
- Raising a Grievance
- Reviewing employment contracts and service agreements
- Advising on the enforceability of restrictive covenants
- Redundancy advice
- Independent Legal Advice on Settlement Agreements
- Discrimination in the workplace
- Sickness absence
- Breach of employment contract
- Protected disclosure (whistleblowing) claims
- Bullying and harassment
- Pay and benefits
- Working time, holidays & holiday pay
- Data protection breaches (including GDPR)
- Harassment & bullying
- Maternity, flexible working and other family rights
- Varying terms & conditions
- Wages and deductions
- Termination of employment
We offer tailored and cost-effective advice and will explore all funding options available to you, including a contingency fee agreement (no win, no fee), fixed fees, hourly rate and legal expenses insurance.
We also offer
- A fixed fee initial telephone consultation to discuss your employment issues and how we can help;
- A fixed fee first meeting for an agreed sum;
- A fixed fee assessment scheme to clients with potential employment tribunal claims.
Individuals should be aware that there are very strict time limits within which you must file a claim at the Employment Tribunal so we suggest contacting us without delay.
Frequently Asked Questions
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What Our Customers Say
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Donna is an engaging and personable professional who listens to clients and undertakes to ensure that they fully understand each proposed action and consequence. She is thoughtful and considerate, producing excellent results. I recommend her highly.
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Alexandra Croft who acted as Solicitor on our house sales and purchase was professional, efficient & timely achieving our aim for expediency whilst maintaining attention to detail to aid us in our decision making.
I felt Helen Goodwin knew exactly what I was asking for and she is able to explain matters in an easily understandable way. I like the small and welcoming office and Helen Goodwin and receptionist Ann are really professional and friendly.
Kerry Curd took excellent care of my case, professional advice and a full understanding of my wishes. Lucy Paget kept me informed at all stages. I would have no hesitation in recommending Kerry and WBW.
Susannah was fabulous and we could not have asked for better advice and care in making our Wills.
Carlie undertook things efficiently and was always helpful during telephone conversations.
Lloyd, as ever, provided an excellent professional service with great support from his assistant.