Whether you are an employer or an employee, Osmond and Osmond’s specialist employment solicitors will provide practical, clear advice on any employment issue. We help employers ensure that their employment policies and contracts are in line with the latest legal developments and we take a commercial approach to resolve disputes in the most cost-effective way, whether acting for a business or an employee.
The rules and legislation governing employment are constantly changing and employers are now required to comply with more complex regulations than ever before, so it’s easy to understand how employment disputes occur.
We are highly experienced at advising on, drafting and negotiating employment documentation including employment contracts, compromise agreements and HR policies. We can also support you in bringing or defending employment claims.
Osmond and Osmond - Advising on Employment Disputes
At Osmond and Osmond we always believe that prevention is better than cure which is why we recommend that businesses and employees to stay up-to-date with the latest developments in employment law. If disputes do happen though, we can help either party understand their rights and obligations and seek the best outcome through negotiation, the tribunal system or the courts.
Whether it’s a disagreement relating to pension or benefit provisions, working hours and conditions, unfair treatment, discrimination, sickness or time off work, we can help.
Osmond and Osmond - Advice for Employers
If you are an employer, our employment lawyers can help you and your HR team gain clarity on your employment law obligations. We also advise on recruitment procedures, ongoing staff issues and can help you to draft and implement employment policies.
We can help you feel confident that you are following the correct procedures and help reduce the risk of your business facing employment claims.
Osmond and Osmond - Advice for Employees
If you are an employee, our employment lawyers will provide clear guidance on your individual circumstances and aim to negotiate the quickest and most favourable outcome for you whether you are negotiating a new employment contract or facing some form of dismissal. We will advise you on all the options available and will always set out our fees at the outset so know where you are up to with costs.
In the case of disputes, our employment specialists can often negotiate a settlement with your employers that may include an agreement that your employer will cover your legal costs. Financing may also be available through your trade union or through a legal expense insurance policy.
Osmond and Osmond’s Employment Expertise
Our employment lawyers can provide advice on all areas of employment law, including:
- Drafting and advising on service agreements and contracts of employment.
- Unfair dismissal claims.
- Redundancy issues – whether you are an employer looking for advice on redundancy and the correct legal procedure to follow, or an employee wanting to check that your employer has followed the law.
- Negotiating, drafting and advising on compromise agreements.