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The issue

Landmark Supreme Court ruling confirmed that the introduction of Employment Tribunal fees in 2013 was unlawful.  The imposition of unlawful tribunal fees had lead to a 70% reduction in the number of claims that were made by employees.  As a result, it is likely that the number of claims brought will increase again.  Employment Tribunal claims are disruptive, potentially costly, and can lead to adverse publicity. So, what can you do to prevent a claim being made against your business?

The problem areas are usually:

  • Having up to date employment contracts, policies and procedures is vital if you are to avoid successful claims – the law moves on quickly, but have your employment documents followed suit?
  • Having managers who understand why the policies need to be followed, and how to manage disputes in the workplace is also critical in avoiding claims – what training have you given to your managers?
  • To avoid claims arising, the best advice is to take early specialist employment law advice, to avoid costly claims – but does it get you to where you commercially need to be and are you worried about the cost?

How can our employment lawyers help you?

  • We will carry out a free audit of your contracts, policies and procedures.
  • We offer fixed fees for any remedial work required to bring your contracts, policies and procedures up to date.
  • We are well known for our management training, which is interactive, fun and excellent value and allows you to manage your risk.
  • We also offer a fixed fee retainer (which can cost as little as £150 + VAT per month) so that you can get help and assistance on your employment issues, and budget effectively.
  • We have one of the most experienced teams of specialist employment lawyers in Suffolk – there is no situation that we have not handled on behalf of employers before.
  • You have the benefit of local specialist lawyers, highly efficient service and a cost-effective solution to any employment issue you face.

How to contact us

Our team of employment lawyers have over 60 years of collective experience in all areas of employment law. We have worked in all sectors and pride ourselves on quick, clear and commercial advice. We would be delighted to see you on site, or if you prefer, at any of our offices in Ipswich, Hadleigh, Felixstowe, Framlingham and Woodbridge. You will be able to see one of our lawyers at short notice. You can also call us on 01473 298126 or email [email protected]


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