Employment

Any business that employs staff should know the importance of keeping up to date with employment legislation

Of course, that’s easier said than done when you’re running a business in an increasingly unsteady landscape. This is compounded if your business operates or has employees in multiple cities, states or countries. Even for seasoned business professionals, employment law can seem like a legal minefield due to its constantly developing nature.

With pressure piling up and day-to-day demands taking priority, it’s easy for business owners to trip up in the ever-changing world of employment law. At 360 Business Law, we like to see ourselves as the legal safety net, preventing damage by helping you to implement best practice in all areas.

Our employment lawyers have extensive experience advising and representing employers across a multitude of sectors. From disciplinary proceedings and dismissals to layoffs andrestrictive covenants, you can count on us to keep your business compliant with the law.

Knowledge

Directors’ service agreements are designed to outline the relationship between the director and company, clarifying their roles and responsibilities to minimize the risk of business disputes. Our employment lawyers can offer practical guidance when constructing an agreement, ensuring that all parties are satisfied with their obligations from the outset.

In the unfortunate circumstances that an employee behaves in a way that is detrimental to the organization, employers must have the appropriate framework in place to deal with the situation in a way that is compliant with employment law. You can count on our dedicated team to help you develop and implement a disciplinary and grievance procedure that is firm but fair.

The terms of an employment contract define the rights, responsibilities and obligations within the employment relationship. Beyond the contract itself, you also need a set of policies that set expectations, outline grievance and disciplinary procedures and clarify statutory rights. Our employment lawyers work proactively with organizations across a broad range of sectors to draft employment contracts, staff handbooks and key company policies.

If an existing or former member of staff has chosen to take a dispute before an employment tribunal or the local court, our team of highly qualified employment lawyers can help. With vast experience representing clients varying in size and industry, you can count on us to defend your business, limit the damage and preserve your reputation.

Whether you’ve recently set up a company, are restructuring your business, are hiring from overseas or are looking to grow your team but simply want an experienced eye on your employment contracts, you can count on our lawyers to keep you right. Our employment lawyers are all highly qualified with at least five years’ experience assisting organizations ranging in size and sector – no case is too complex, and no issue is too challenging.

Layoffs are often a by-product of change in business. Whether unavoidable or as a strategic move to boost your chances of success, restructuring itself can be a daunting process, not to mention the stress of negotiating settlements with employees you might be letting go. Our employment lawyers are here to guide you through the process with pragmatic advice, assisting in the restructuring itself and helping with negotiations and documentation where necessary. Our priority is to support your business through change and ensure all layoffs are carried out fairly to reduce the risk of action being taken against you.

We fully appreciate the critical need for a business to protect its intellectual property: these trade secrets and unique assets make your organization stand out from the competition. We draw on decades of experience in employment law to advise clients on how to draft and enforce restrictive covenants, confidentiality agreements and dedicated IP clauses.

Our lawyers work closely with businesses to ensure that they are in compliance with state and federal protections for whistelblowers. Our team will advise you on handling these issues and guide you in the drafting of appropriate policies to reflect this.

Our employment lawyers provide practical legal guidance for organizations to ensure compliance with the laws and regulations governing employee hours, overtime pay, etc., advising on employment contracts in relation applicable legislation.

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