In line with Government guidelines for safe working during the COVID pandemic, access to our office is strictly by a pre-arranged appointment only, and only where absolutely necessary. We are open for business with some staff working in the office and others from home, they can still be contacted in the usual way either by telephone or email.

In respect of your pre-arranged appointment, if you develop symptoms of COVID, or have in the last 14 days come into contact with someone with COVID or symptoms of, we ask that you contact the office by telephone/email to arrange a new appointment or discuss if there is an appropriate alternative to your meeting.

The safety of our staff and clients is of paramount importance to us and so thank you for your continued co-operation during these unprecedented times.

Employment Law for Business

Employment Law Services for Business

At Brindley Twist Tafft & James our employment lawyers are commercially aware and highly experienced. 

Because every business is unique, our service is bespoke and personal and our employment advice is both pragmatic and comprehensive.

Our employment solicitors will take the time to get to know your business and when issues arise you can be confident that we can provide you with the best legal advice, at short notice and when it matters. 

Whether you are facing an Employment Tribunal claim, whether you need to manage the process of an employee’s departure or you need to know how to organise a redundancy procedure, we will provide practical advice to achieve the best solution.

We draft up-to-date contracts of employment and staff handbooks to ensure that your business is legally compliant in this respect. We also help you navigate and stay on top of the latest employment law developments which may affect you.
Our straightforward expert advice allows you to reduce your risk of employment claims and get on with the smooth running of your business.

Our employment solicitors can help you with a whole range of areas including:

  • Advising you about the following employment claims, amongst others:
    • Unfair dismissal
    • Constructive dismissal
    • Wrongful dismissal (breach of contract) eg unpaid notice monies
    • Discrimination – (sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership and gender reassignment)
    • Redundancy
    • Unlawful deductions of wages
    • Claims relating to family friendly rights
  • Defending you in Employment Tribunal claims
  • Preparation and advice on Settlement Agreements which settle disputes with employees
  • Advising you on the correct way to carry out investigations, grievance, disciplinary and redundancy procedures
  • Dealing with issues concerning attendance, long-term sickness or performance
  • Advising you about day-to-day employment/HR issues
  • Advising you about post-termination restrictive covenants and confidentiality
  • Drafting key documents which you may require for your business including contracts of employment, policies and staff handbooks
  • Advising on the employment law aspects of business restructuring, for example, making redundancies or undergoing a Transfer of Undertakings (TUPE)

We are very happy to discuss your requirements with you so please get in touch.

You can also find out more about the costs involved in defending claims for unfair or wrongful dismissal at an Employment Tribunal by clicking the box below.

Get In Touch With Our Employment Law Solicitors

We have offices in Coventry, Warwick, Southam and Balsall Common and we work across the whole of the Coventry and Warwickshire region including Rugby, Nuneaton, Bedworth, Leamington Spa, Kenilworth and Atherstone as well as further afield.

If you require employment law services and would like to discuss your situation with an expert employment solicitor, then please call us on 024 7653 1532.

For any employee shareholder issues, please get in contact with Samantha Wright on 024 7651 4182 or you can send an email to Samantha.Wright@bttj.com.

The data protection law changed on 25th May 2018 and The General Data Protection Regulation, referred to as the GDPR, now applies. To make sure you understand what your business might need to do to protect personal data, please visit our section on GDPR.