Our specialist Employment & HR team is dedicated to providing prompt, practical and authoritative legal advice on employment law and HR issues. We are able to provide advice to businesses of all sizes including start-up companies, sole traders and larger organizations on all aspects of workplace and employment issues. We understand that employment issues can occur without warning at any time and are here to assist with expert legal advice, leaving you free to get on with running your business.

Our team has considerable experience in a number of key employment sectors including public, care and leisure sectors.

Our Employment and HR expertise covers a vast area of employment matters including but not limited to:-

  • Employment contracts and staff handbooks
  • Confidentiality and restrictive covenants
  • Tribunal advice
  • Disciplinary and grievance advice
  • Employee sickness issues
  • Performance management issues
  • Social media workplace issues
  • Discrimination issues including sex, race and whistleblowing matters
  • Maternity and paternity
  • Managing redundancies and restructurings
  • Transfer of undertakings and business sales
  • Settlement agreements

We also offer a bespoke HR service on a competitively priced monthly or annual retainer for both small and large businesses together with one-off fixed fee packages for start-up businesses. Discuss with us how we can tailor this to the size and needs of your business.

If you require any advice in relation to the above or, indeed, any other issues relating to your business please do not hesitate to contact our Employment & HR Department on 0191 5670465 or by email info@richardreed.co.uk.

We would be more than happy to arrange an appointment for you to come to our offices or for one of our experienced practitioners to visit your Company’s premises to discuss your requirements.

Richard Reed Solicitors is a trading name of Richard Reed Ltd. A full list of company directors is available at 3 – 6, Frederick Street, Sunderland SR1 1NA. Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration No: 05702566 VAT Registration No: 176 6121 59. This firm is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. SRA No: 000568890. Richard Reed Ltd is contracted with the Legal Aid Agency.