Employment Disputes

Employers are inevitably going to be required to manage difficult issues with employees relating to employee conduct, capability, absence, and performance issues. It is important to deal with an employment dispute quickly, pragmatically, and appropriately to reduce the negative effect it can have on a business.

We understand that any form of employment dispute can be costly for your business, either through reputational damage, financially, or through being disruptive and time-consuming.

Our People Services team have particular employment dispute expertise in:

Sometimes, the best course of action is to negotiate a settlement agreement to resolve an ongoing dispute and protect your business from any future claims.

We identify possible inequality and discriminatory practices in the workplace before they become an issue and assist with ensuring the business is operating fairly for all employees.

  • Whistleblowing

Where the business faces a whistleblowing allegation, we provide guidance on how to mange this allegation, the actions that need to be taken to defend a claim at the Employment Tribunal, and advise on measures to be taken to avoid future allegations with a view to prevent serious reputational damage and loss of business.

Where it proves impossible to settle the dispute out of the Employment Tribunal, we will provide sound advice and representation throughout any claim brought against you and your business.

Our knowledgeable and experienced People Services team can help you deal proactively with employment disputes before they result in an Employment Tribunal Claim and assist you if they do.

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