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Ending an employment relationship doesn’t have to be difficult, our legal team can advise on best practice.

We appreciate that terminating an employment relationship is often not an easy task. But however strong and compelling your reason for termination may be, it is vitally important that you also follow a fair process.  Further, what may be a fair process in a misconduct dismissal, for example, may not be appropriate in other circumstances (e.g. poor-performance). It is also important that you avoid the risk of inadvertent discrimination when dismissing someone.

Our expert team of Solicitors can advise on all aspects involved in bringing an employment relationship to an end, whether because of misconduct, restructuring, redundancy, poor performance, ill-health or ‘some other substantial reason’.  We can also help you negotiate severance packages and settlement agreements.  And if you do find yourself facing a claim, we can help you defend employment tribunal proceedings.

Whatever issues you may face when terminating employment, our employment law solicitors are here to provide support and practical, pragmatic advice.

Call our HR & Employment Law experts on 0345 20 73 72 8 or email info@thursfields.co.uk

 

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27/07/2021

Employers can insist on mask-wearing if justified and proportionate

Although mask-wearing is no longer legally required, both employers and staff should use common sense and adopt a proportionate approach where needed, according to Thursfields Solicitors. The comments come as several workplace rows have broken out across England in the wake of the government’s lifting of restrictions on Monday 19th July. These have ranged from…

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Helena Morrissey
Director, Employment & HR Law

Helena qualified as a solicitor in 2003, having originally graduated in music and having spent several years working for BBC Radio 3 as a researcher and producer. She advises on the whole spectrum of employment law issues, from day to day HR matters such as managing disciplinary, performance and absence issues, to conducting complex Employment…

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Helena Morrissey

Director, Employment & HR Law

James Monk

Associate Director, Employment & HR Law

Lisa Kemp

Associate Director, Employment & HR Law

Jade Linton

HR Director, Employment

Michelle O’Hara

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