HR and employment law

Strategic Projects

Organisational Efficiency

Reviewing the efficiency of your organisation and making recommendations to deliver increased performance and profitability, and implementing those recommendations.

Pay and Reward Schemes

Designing and implementing pay and reward schemes which work for your organisation.

Organisational Change

Project managing organisational change programmes from “cradle to grave” including collective and individual redundancy programmes; outsourcing; insourcing and business/ TUPE transfers.

Diversity and Inclusion

We can devise and implement a integrated diversity strategy to assist your organisation in recuiting talented people from all sections of society and to ensure that your organisation is truly a meritocracy.

Project Design and Management

Designing and managing projects including:

  • large scale employment litigation;
  • all aspects of pension scheme changes including closure of final salary pension schemes;
  • contractual change exercises affecting all or most of your workforce to support your already busy in-house counsel.

Board Level HR Advice

Offering HR “wise counsel” for your Board or HR function on a wide range of issues from executive remuneration to improving performance; from leadership development to advice on people strategies. Our People have extensive experience of dealing with difficult and thorny issues, which are often high risk, politically and/or reputationally sensitive.

Accreditation

Assisting with the achievement of accreditation of the following:

  • Investors in People;
  • Best Employer;
  • Great Place to Work.

Cultural Change & Employee Engagement

Cultural Change

Effecting cultural change through a range of tailored measures to fit your organisationsal needs, including designing and implementing new ways of engaging your workforce.

Employee Forums

Designing tailored “employee voice” mechanisms including creating or refreshing Employee Forums/ Works Councils to ensure the Forums work properly for your organisation.

Communication Strategies

Designing effective communications strategies for your organisation in support of significant business change initiatives, such as closure of final salary pension schemes.

Development & Leadership

Delivering tailored leadership and management development programmes for your executives and managers, including bespoke “away day” training events;

Employee Representative Training

Delivering training to your employee representatives, line managers and trade union representatives to understand their roles in business change initiatives with the aim of increasing employee engagement.

Employee Surveys

Designing and implementing employee surveys or analysing the results of previous surveys and offering new ways to engage with your workforce.

Employee Relations

Improving or even re-setting your organisation’s relationship with trade unions or employee forums, with the aim of fostering better relations between you. We have also created a bespoke Employee Listening Exercise to explore such survey results in more detail and address employees concerns.

Wellbeing

Advice on wellbeing initiatives such as stress awareness training; health promotions, etc for your workforce.

Internal Processes & Procedures

Investigations

Carrying out disciplinary, grievance, harassment and whistleblowing investigations and preparing reports to ensure your organisation can rely upon an unbiased and thorough investigation.

Recruitment

Sitting in on senior appointment panels as an independent advisor, including remuneration and appointment committees.

People

Providing employment, legal or HR Director/ Manager cover for maternity/ long term absences or for unusually busy periods where you require extra “in-house” resource.

Workplace Mediation

Resolving employee disputes through alternative means, including mediation, conciliation and arbitration.

Training

Designing and delivering a holistic, integrated approach to your organisation’s training requirements. This could be bespoke training on a specific issue or more general HR or employment related training.

Case Management

Reviewing and analysing your organisation’s approach to case work, to suggest improvements including the development of HR staff and managers, place emphasis on avoiding issues and encouraging early resolution of matters.

Policies and Procedures

Advice on and/ or assistance with the drafting or review of policies and procedures to ensure they are suited to your organisation as well as compliant with legislation.We can help with any issue just ask.