In employment matters, best practice is not only a means to get the best out of your workforce but also a means of minimising the risk of successful claims by disgruntled employees.
At Miller Hendry we can advise on current best practice in employment documents and policies, employment practice and procedure and on your duties and obligations as an employer. If things do not go according to plan however, we can also offer assistance with termination issues such as dismissals for redundancy, capability or conduct. The team has many years experience in presenting and defending Tribunal claims and can assist with all aspects of preparing for and taking cases to Employment Tribunals.
Buying or selling a company or business frequently has employment implications under the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations 2006 (TUPE). We can guide you through the pitfalls, ensuring that you know your obligations at the outset and can manage the employee risks inherent in such transactions. Even where transactions are structured as share sales buyers are nevertheless wise to review employment policies and procedures to ensure they are in order. We can help with this by undertaking full or partial 'healthchecks' as required.