HR Consultancy

Whether you are a stand-alone HR Manager needing an advice line, an HR team struggling with a heavy workload or a business with no HR support at all, the team here at Ashtons HR Consulting can provide you with tailored support.

Operating either on individual projects or on a retainer basis, our experienced team of HR professional and employment lawyers will become part of your team and give you the confidence that your people issues are being handled in accordance with employment law and HR best practice.

"The ‘excellent' Ashtons Legal gives ‘definitive advice every time'. Ross Strowger is ‘prompt, efficient and effective'. Carrie March advised a Cambridge college on religious discrimination allegations." - Legal 500

"They have an understanding of HR in the context of education which is particularly helpful. Furthermore they are happy to work both as a major adviser or with the client being more hands-on, which is appreciated." - Chambers & Partners

"They are very efficient, experienced, knowledgeable and diligent." - Chambers & Partners, 2017

"We are so very happy with our working relationship with Ashtons. Claire Sleep is incredibly professional, calm and supportive. Advice is provided in a way that is easily understood. Feel very reassured knowing that Ashtons are a call away." Ashtons HR Consulting client

Ashtons Legal has a ‘flexible and commercial‘ employment practice that is best-known for its work in specific industry sectors. - Legal 500

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

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Update on the EU Settlement Scheme


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5 key employment law changes for 2019


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Ashtons HR Consulting Brochure


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

Ashtons HR Training


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

Ashtons Employment Services Details


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


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


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


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


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.…
RT @AshtonsTom: Interesting employment tribunal statistics presented by @j_piper1 - Average compensation for #unfairdismissal / #discrimina