Employment law advice

Worried about meeting your legal responsibilities as an employer? Looking for support with people management issues? Working with Ashtons Legal gives you one supplier for all your people management needs. Our team includes experienced employment lawyers and CIPD qualified HR professionals. 

We can provide clear and concise answers to your employment questions and practical legal solutions. We also keep you updated on the latest changes to the law through our free Employment Law briefings. 

Our aim is to become a seamless part of your business, to work with you to reduce your risks as an employer. Developing a close working relationship with our clients is key for us – and that means we will make ourselves available to you, providing you with a speedy response to your queries. 

Our employment lawyers are especially good at: 

  • contracts, policies and procedures, review and drafting
  • director’s service agreements
  • settlement agreements
  • restructuring, re-organisation and redundancy exercises
  • business transfers, outsourcing and TUPE
  • disciplinary, dismissal and grievance issues
  • performance management issues
  • poor health, absence management and dismissals
  • employment disputes and employment tribunal claims
  • High Court restrictive covenant and breach of contract disputes
  • discrimination and equal pay issues
  • directors and shareholder disputes and exit planning
  • health and safety issues.

Our core legal services are complemented by: 

  • access to occupational health consultants
  • the provision of seminars
  • bespoke in-house training.

How can we help?

If you have an enquiry or you would like to find out more about our services, why not contact us?

0333 222 0989

Alternatively, make an enquiry or request a call back by filling out a form.

Asda loses appeal in initial stage of equal pay case

31/01/2019

In a judgment handed down by the Court of Appeal this morning, it was ruled that supermarket staff (mostly women) and warehouse staff (mostly men) wor......

Update on the EU Settlement Scheme

21/01/2019

Further to our article below, Theresa May has this afternoon (21 January 2019) announced in her Brexit statement that the £65 fee which millions of EU......

Calculating holiday pay for zero hours, term-time only employees: what you need to know following the case of Brazel v The Harpur Trust UKEAT/0102/17/LA

11/01/2019

In the case of Brazel v The Harpur Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that the ACAS guidance in respect of paying part-time employees and......

5 key employment law changes for 2019

02/01/2019

1. Itemised payslips from April 2019 Employers will be required to provide itemised payslips for employees and workers with effect from 6th April 201......

Ashtons HR Consulting Brochure

26/01/2018

Our team offers an ‘end-to-end’ service as it consists of both HR professionals and experienced employment lawyers.

Ashtons HR Training

26/01/2018

We offer practical and engaging in-house employment law and HR training courses for managers of staff at all levels.

Ashtons Employment Services Details

26/01/2018

Keeping up to date with HR legislation and other regulations whilst maintaining the day job is always a challenge. This is where we can help.

Case Study - Employee Investigations

08/12/2017

Sometimes a client will request our support as an independent investigator into either disciplinary or grievance issues. This can be helpful where the......

Case Study - Recruitment and Interim Management

08/12/2017

We recently had a client whose HR Manager announced that she had decided to move to a new company after 15 years’ service with our client. As it had b......

Case Study - TUPE advice and redundancy consultation

08/12/2017

With a TUPE specialist in the Ashtons HR Consulting team, we tend to get involved in a number of these technically complex legal projects. In one re......

Case Study - Sickness absence management

08/12/2017

The management of sickness absence can be one of the most time-consuming aspects of people management. One of our clients had an issue with an employe......

RT @j_piper1: A great turnout for the #Cambridge @AshtonsHR breakfast this morning - agile working, EU settled status and holiday pay - wha…
RT @AshtonsTom: Now onto #brexit and the current updates on the EU Settlement Scheme. For more info go to @AshtonsHR news. https://t.co/Acr…
RT @AshtonsTom: Interesting employment tribunal statistics presented by @j_piper1 - Average compensation for #unfairdismissal / #discrimina