Our employment law Team

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    Rudlings Wakelam provides clear and sound advice to businesses and individuals on all aspects of Employment Law.


    We tailor our services to suit your requirements. Whether you want to ensure your Contracts and Staff Handbooks are compliant with current law or if you have a particular issue with an employee(s) which you need help to resolve we can assist you. We offer advice on:

    • Drafting Employment Contracts and Employee Handbooks;
    • Performing HR Audits
    • Reviewing existing policies and procedures;
    • Changing your employees’ terms of employment;
    • Reviewing the terms of your existing employment contracts, including any restrictive covenants
    • The implementation of disciplinary; capability and grievance procedures
    • Redundancy and restructuring
    • Transfer of Undertakings, i.e on the sale or purchase of a business entity
    • Termination of Employment
    • Offering Settlement Agreements
    • Defending claims in the Employment Tribunal
    • Unfair/constructive or wrongful dismissal
    • Whistle-blowing
    • Discrimination
    • Dealing with flexible working requests
    • Maternity/paternity/adoption rights
    • Equal pay
    • Gender Pay Gap Reporting
    • National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage and
    • All other employment issues.

    Whatever the problem let us provide you with the advice you need to enable you to focus on running your business.

    For many matters we are able to offer a fixed fee, for more information please telephone any of our offices.


    We understand that changes in employment, for whatever reason, can cause emotional and financial stress. Every employment problem is different and we tailor our advice to ensure you get the best outcome. We can advise you on:

    • Unfair/constructive or wrongful dismissal
    • The terms of your employment contract, including any restrictive covenants
    • The terms and effect of a Settlement Agreement offered by your employer
    • Redundancy
    • Whistle-blowing
    • Discrimination
    • Flexible working requests
    • Maternity/paternity/adoption rights
    • Equal pay
    • All other employment problems

    Getting the right advice at the outset is important as is knowing what costs could be involved. That’s why we offer:

    • Initial advice, in person, at a fixed fee
    • A range of funding options may be available depending on the circumstances
    • Settlement Agreements: We can usually advise you on the terms and effect of an agreement offered by your employer at no cost to you.

    For more information please telephone any of our offices.

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