Employment & HR for Business | Howells Solicitors

Employment & HR for Business

Free 30 Minute Consultation Available

Employment law is a complex area of law with many pitfalls for businesses which they are not prepared for. Our expert employment & HR team aim to work with you to protect your business and set a solid, legally sound foundation for all employment issues within your business.

Our experienced employment specialists offer pragmatic, strategic and focused advice that gives you clear guidance, with a range of legal services help you manage a successful business. Our clients benefit from years’ of high-level expertise in South Yorkshire, delivered by a team which enjoys exceptional knowledge across a wide range of employment law.

Legal services for your business:

Contracts of Employment, Staff Handbooks and Policies

Employment Tribunals 

Grievance & Disciplinary Matters

Redundancy & Re-Organisation 

Business Transfers

Settlement Agreements

Confidentiality and Restrictive Covenant Clauses

Recruitment Advice

HR & Employment Law Training

Data Protection

Our employment & HR specialists are experts in providing advice and support to businesses and employers. The team regularly help to resolve all types of workplace disputes whether this is dealing with disciplinary issues, grievances, employment tribunals, recruitment, dealing with re-organisations and redundancies and general day to day HR issues.

Coronavirus Update

There is lots of information online regarding what support and information there is available for businesses during the Corona Virus outbreak, many of it is hearsay and gossip. Keep up to date with Employment Law in regards to the Coronavirus outbreak here.

Free Initial Consultation

We offer a free consultation to any new HR & Employment client.

2 steps to contacting Howells:

Step 1

Call our New Enquiry Team on 0114 249 66 66 or email [email protected] for an initial chat about your situation.

Step 2

We’ll listen carefully to you, clarify what you’re trying to achieve, and then explain if and how we can help you. We will take some initial information and liaise with a legal professional regarding your case. If it looks like we can help, we will book you in for a consultation with a legal professional.

Costs

We provide comprehensive and understandable expert advice at very competitive rates, so you can be sure to receive a great value service with peace of mind over costs. We will always provide you with clear information about the costs involved in us handling your case.

Our services can be supplied at our competitive hourly charging rate, through our fixed fee packages or through an annual retainer. For further information see here.

Contact us now and we can provide bespoke quotes based on your exact requirements and your business set up.

We appreciate that it’s not always possible or easy to visit a solicitor in person that’s why we are flexible in how we can help you – we offer a variety of alternative means of providing you with the same high quality advice;

The Employment & HR for Business team

Our Employment team, is renowned for its no-nonsense, energetic and pragmatic approach. Its success isn’t just down to its extensive knowledge of the law, it’s also the way we pride ourselves on putting our client first, getting to know you and understanding what you want to achieve. To get the best results for you and achieve commercially sensible outcomes it is essential that we understand your business.

The team is highly regarded, with recommendations from many clients. The professional guide, Legal 500, also ranks Howells employment team highly in Sheffield and South Yorkshire;

Legal 500 2018

“The ‘friendly and approachable’ employment team at Howells is known primarily for its representation of employees in tribunal claims. Clare Fowler and Tom Bernard jointly head the team, which is supported by head of civil litigation Graham Hogarth. Fowler has particular experience delivering discrimination advice, while Bernard is recommended for his ‘balanced advice, thorough and clear communication’ in relation to claims. The team has recently handled disability discrimination claims, in addition to unfair dismissal claims under TUPE. The practice also has experience acting for SMEs, including advising one employer on a complex redundancy matter.”

Solicitor Clare Fowler
Clare Fowler
Head of Employment & Discrimination
0114 249 6644
Danny Smith
Solicitor
0114 249 6738