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Employment law – in particular recruiting and managing staff – can be one of the trickiest aspects of a business. Most business owners will state that staff management consumes their time more than anything else. The legislation relevant to staff is extensive and our Leicester solicitors know there are a significant number of points of employment law of which you must be aware as to ensure you are not acting illegally. When employing staff you should perhaps take heed of the following:

  • Do not discriminate when recruiting;
  • Maintain accurate records when conducting interviews;
  • Set out clearly your process for recruitment e.g. two-stage interview, etc;
  • Take up references and make any offer subject to references and your terms and conditions of  employment;
  • Provide written statement of terms within two months;
  • Make sure you reserve the right to amend the job description and state clearly where details of the grievance procedure can be located;
  • Reserve the right to change the person’s place of work.
  • Our employment law team at our Leicester solicitors’ office can assist and advise on a range of issues concerning staff, such as:

  • Compromise agreements;
  • Implementation of HR policies;
  • Drafting contracts of employment, policies and procedures;
  • Disciplinary and grievance procedures;
  • Discrimination;
  • Equal Pay.
  • For any of the points mentioned above, or any other aspect of employment law you may have concerns about, call our solicitors in Leicester city centre on 0800 999 8880 or email info@ehlsolicitors.co.uk.

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