Our focus is employment law – we do not advise on anything else

As specialist employment law solicitors, our main areas of employment law expertise are:

  1. Advising employers on all of the day to day employment law/HR issues,
  2. Training managers on employment law, and,
  3. Advising senior employees on the terms and effect of their settlement agreements.

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Latest News
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shared parental leave

Is it discrimination not to enhance shared parental leave pay?

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How to end sexual harassment at work? EHRC report on turning the tables

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employment tribunal claims

The rise in Employment Tribunal claims

In July 2017, the Supreme Court unanimously declared that Employment Tribunal fees should be abolished,View Article

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Is an employer required to consider “bumping” in a redundancy situation if this is not suggested by the employee?

Employees with more than 2 years’ service have the right not to be unfairly dismissed.View Article

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We understand
your frustrations

We know that being an HR professional is not an easy job.

You have to balance the demands of your employees, ensure that your business remains competitive and also comply with employment law. We act as a trusted adviser to our employer clients, providing employment law advice to help them strike a balance between these sometimes conflicting demands

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Scrase Employment Solicitors

Our Service to
Employer Clients

We provide specialist employment law advice to the HR departments of our employer clients, who find we offer a strong alternative to the large law firms.

We provide employment law advice to our employer clients on either:

  • An hourly rate,
  • A fixed rate for a piece of work, or
  • An employment law annual retainer agreement.

Our employment law annual retainer agreement – we call it the Employment Law Advice Agreement (ELAA) may be of interest to you. We advise the majority of our employer clients in this way and we know they are satisfied with the service we provide as they renew, year after year.

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Annual Retainers

Annual Retainer

Our annual retainer agreement – we call it the Employment Law Advice Agreement (ELAA) may be of interest to you. We advise the majority of our employer clients in this way and we know they are satisfied with the service we provide as they renew, year after year.

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Settlement Agreements

Settlement Agreement – Employer

In our experience, settlement agreements are used widely by employers. They allow an employer and employee to terminate employment in a civilised fashion with the employer knowing they cannot be sued and the employee receiving appropriate compensation.

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Settlement Agreement – Employee

If you are a director or manager who needs advice on a settlement agreement that you have been offered by your employer, we can help you. We also draft settlement agreements for employers.

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Employment Tribunal

Employment Tribunal

Even the best managed businesses will be required to defend employment tribunal proceedings from time to time. Since the ACAS Early Conciliation Scheme started in 2014, your company will be approached by ACAS to see if your company wishes to settle the claim. We can represent you in that process and also at the Employment Tribunal, if you do not wish to, or are unable to settle.

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