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Is your business at risk of an Employment Tribunal claim?

In a monumental ruling in July 2017, the Supreme Court, the highest Court in the UK, decided to abolish Employment Tribunal fees.  This decision will almost certainly take its place in history as one of the most significant decisions in the field of employment law for decades.  Whereas previously, disgruntled employees were required to pay a fee of up to £1,200 to bring a claim against their employer at the Employment Tribunal – they can now bring a claim FREE OF CHARGE.  And what’s more, this can now be done online in a matter of minutes.

Some businesses fail to comply with employment law, at least some of the time. This failure can do untold reputational and financial damage to a business. Compensation for unfair dismissal claims can exceed £80k – whilst awards for discrimination and whistleblowing are unlimited. Moreover, with the government’s recent decision to publish details of Employment Tribunal cases online, and the increased use of social media – such as Facebook and Twitter – the reputation of a business is at risk like never before.

Because of these risks to business, you may have noticed a huge rise in Employment Law and HR Consultancy firms in recent years. These – often unregulated – firms invest vast sums of money in sales and marketing. However, employment law is notoriously complex – and the truth is that many of these firms are cutting costs by recruiting unqualified staff, providing their clients with advice and documentation that is ‘one-size-fits-all’ – and tying them into lengthy contracts.

Why HR Guy?

HR Guy is brought to you by Guy Williams Layton LLP, a highly reputable firm of solicitors that have been providing quality legal advice for decades. During this time we have built up our reputation by listening to our clients, understanding their individual needs, and providing tailored legal advice. We remain committed to preserving the best aspects of true personal service. However, we are also committed to adapting to the changing needs of the legal market. This is why we created our employment protection solution called “HR Guy.

For an annual/monthly fixed-fee subscription, you will have access to an experienced Employment Solicitor who can advise you on HR issues and employment law whenever you need it.

What’s more, you will not be tied into a lengthy and expensive contract.

 

Contact us today for a free initial, no-obligation chat, to see how HR Guy and

HR Guy + can add great value to your business.

Call us on 0151 236 7171

Email us at hrguy@gwl.co.uk