Employment Law

Our Employment Law specialists are dedicated to supporting your business throughout the full employee life cycle and beyond.

Whether you are simply starting up, undergoing a reorganisation of your business, need assistance in relation to specific employees, exiting employees from your business or dealing with post-employment issues, we are able to assist and support you every step of the way, with services ranging from:

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Our dedicated team of experts are recommended by the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.  We have a wealth of experience supporting businesses of all shapes and sizes, from blue-chip multi-national public listed entities through to SME’s and start-ups.  Whatever the employment issue may be we are ready to assist.

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Employment Management Training Sessions


Darren Smith, a Partner in our Employment team, will be hosting a series of online training sessions looking at essential employment law for managers. Each session will be £79.95 + VAT.

> How to Avoid the Problems of Recruitment & Probation
> Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
> Absence Management
> How to Performance Manage
> Problems with Social Media & actions outside of the workplace
> Disciplinaries and Grievances
> Conducting a Fair Redundancy Process

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    Employment Tribunal rules that calling a man ‘bald’ amounted to sex-related harassment

    The recent case of Finn v The British Bung Manufacturing Company Limited and Mr King has attracted a lot of media attention after the...

    Contentious Insolvency – Transactions at an Undervalue

    Our team explains the process around insolvency, looking at transactions at an undervalue, looking at case examples where this might...

    Salary transparency and tackling the pay gap

    One thing we generally do not discuss with our colleagues is how much we earn. Yet when it comes to salaries, greater transparency appears...

    Age discrimination claim after employee described as a “demanding millennial”

    The decision by the Employment Tribunal in Patel v Lucy A Raymond & Sons Limited has received media attention after insurance boss...

    All in a Day’s Work: Right to Work Checks

    This month's episode covers right to work checks. Usof Shah and Jack Rose will be discussing the legal requirement to conduct right to...

    Successful constructive dismissal claim against Gartner UK Ltd

    There have been a number of reports recently of the successful claim against Gartner UK Limited for sexual harassment and constructive...

    Indirect Discrimination Claims and the Comparison Pool

    In the recent case of Allen v Primark Stores Ltd the Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that the pool of comparison in indirect...

    Voluntary redundancy: still a case for unfair dismissal

    The recent case of White v HC-One Oval Ltd has emphasised that employers could still be liable in unfair dismissal claims, even where an...

    All in a Day’s Work: Managing Absence

    This month’s episode covers employee absence from work. Jack Rose and Alex Harper talk through employee absences both from the perspective...

    UK Immigration Right to Work and Right to Rent Checks

    From 6 April 2022, important changes to both the Right to Work and Right to Rent Schemes will come into effect. In December 2021, the UK...

    Herrington Carmichael LLP's employment team is praised by clients as 'exceptional'. Alistair McArthur leads the practice, working on a range of employment law matters, with particular emphasis on enforcing post-termination obligations and TUPE. In February 2020, Darren Smith joined the firm from Boyes Turner; Smith acts for a number of prestigious leisure and hospitality sector clients and also strengthens the teams offering in complex discrimination cases.

    - Legal 500, 2022

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