Standalone HR professional?

At Ashtons HR Consulting, we understand that operating as a standalone HR professional can be immensely rewarding but also very challenging. Working with partnership with Ashtons HR Consulting gives you the back-up support you need, whether you’re drafting new HR policies and procedures for your business or advising on the more difficult employee issues. We can provide you with template policies and procedures through our document portal, plus you can sense check employment law queries with our team of experienced HR Consultants and Employment lawyers via our range of retainer services. Finally, why not check out our training section and let us help increase your confidence and professional HR knowledge. 

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.

Veganism to become a Protected Characteristic?

10/12/2018

In the news this week is the case of Jordi Casamitjana, who says his former employers, The League Against Cruel Sports sacked him because of his ethic......

When ‘Banter’ crosses over into abuse

22/11/2018

“It’s just a bit of bants!” If you work in any kind of environment, from an office to a building site, you’ll be familiar with the term ‘banter’. It’s......

If it’s broke, be sure to fix it

22/11/2018

In August 2018, the Government announced a crackdown on rogue directors seeking to trade insolvent companies. With high profile businesses still domin......

“Are pre-termination negotiations admissible as evidence in unfair dismissal claims?”

30/10/2018

In 2013 the Government introduced the concept of a “protected conversation” under section 111A of the Employment Rights Act 1996.Section 111A allows a......

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......

Is veganism about to become a 'philosophical belief' and therefore a protected characteristic under the Equality Ac… https://t.co/UNaN0BB5EH
Another #worker status case - @AddisonLeeCabs have just lost their appeal in the Employment Appeal Tribunal, who ag… https://t.co/BPXADHee9U
Office banter or #discrimination claim waiting to happen? See @j_piper1 's article on recent case law in this area: https://t.co/6BvOSlSvTJ