Employment Contracts – individuals

Employment Contracts – individuals

If you need advice on:

  • any of the terms of your employment contract
  • your rights if you don’t receive contract of employment
  • what you can do if your employer wants to make changes to your contract

Our team of employment lawyers in Ipswich, Hadleigh, Felixstowe, Woodbridge or Melton can help you.

Statement of terms and particulars of employment

Within two months of starting your employment, you should receive a written statement which sets out important information about your employment.  If your employer changes any of those terms, you should receive an updated statement within a month.  If you have not received a written statement or contract of employment which gives you this information, and there is then a dispute about any of your terms of employment, our team of specialist employment law solicitors in Ipswich, Hadleigh, Felixstowe, Woodbridge or Melton can help you.

Service agreements

We regularly help directors and senior executives with their service agreements.  We will ensure that you fully understand how the terms of the contract, including restrictive covenants, will affect you and can help you negotiate better terms if the contract seems to be one sided.

Changes to your employment contract

Sometimes, your employer may want to make a change to your employment contract.  This could include changes to your duties, pay or benefits.  Generally speaking, your employer should obtain your agreement to make those changes, but this will not always be the case.  If you are unhappy with the new terms that your employer wants to introduce, or if you find that changes have been made without discussion with you, you should take advice from us as soon as possible. Our team of employment lawyers in Ipswich, Hadleigh, Felixstowe, Woodbridge or Melton can write to your employer or help you with any letters that you need to send to protect your position, negotiate on your behalf and help you with any claims that you may need to bring.

Our charges

As with everything we do, our charges are very reasonable and in the vast majority of cases, we will agree a fixed fee for your work.  We are clear on our costs from the outset, so you can safely budget, with no fear of receiving an unexpected bill from us.

What to do next

Our employment lawyers would be happy to see you at any of our offices in Ipswich, Hadleigh, Felixstowe, Woodbridge or Melton.  If you need to see one of our lawyers at short notice, that’s not a problem.  We can also offer free car parking at our Ipswich office when you make your appointment. Contact our team of employment solicitors on 01473 298126 or by email.  We can arrange appointments at short notice at Ipswich, Hadleigh, Felixstowe, Woodbridge or Melton.

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