Employment Law

Wouldn’t it be great if you had more help with HR and employment issues?

Your employees can be your greatest asset, but they can also create major headaches and it is often difficult to know how best to tackle employment problems.

Although the government is trying to cut down on red tape there is still a huge amount of legislation to keep on top of and regular developments in case law which may affect your situation.

Whether you need to restructure or make redundancies, dismiss or discipline someone, or defend an employment tribunal claim, Hethertons’ expert employment team can help.

We can guide you through one-off projects or provide comprehensive 24/7 support – whatever your needs. Hethertons’ Employment Law Package (HELP!) provides you with quality support on day-to-day employment problems, freeing up your time to concentrate on building your business.

HELP! comes at a fixed monthly fee, giving you peace of mind regarding costs and helping you to budget.

Alternatively, if you just need assistance with a one-off project or problem, we can handle that too. Either way, we’ll deliver expert legal advice, at the right time, at a cost which is agreed with you.

We’ll outline your options and make recommendations in any given situation and you can then make an informed decision as to how you wish to handle things. It is your business after all.

For further information or for an informal, no-cost conversation, please call Head of Employment Law David Scott on 01904 528200 or email ds@hethertons.co.uk

Employment Law Team

What Our Clients Say

Colin A Hodgson, Operations Director, C F Stead

"We are extremely pleased that we took your services on board, they have saved us a great deal of time and ensured we have taken the correct decisions in our day to day dealings."
2018-01-15T16:24:10+00:00
"We are extremely pleased that we took your services on board, they have saved us a great deal of time and ensured we have taken the correct decisions in our day to day dealings."

Caroline Borley, Director, Mat Services Ltd

“Hethertons are a friendly and approachable team. We would strongly recommend them for their very personal service.”
2015-07-10T16:31:24+00:00
“Hethertons are a friendly and approachable team. We would strongly recommend them for their very personal service.”

Helen Prentice, Director, Keith France Electrical Contractor Ltd

"I would highly recommend Hethertons Solicitors for their professional services to friends, family, colleagues and business associates.”
2015-07-10T16:31:02+00:00
"I would highly recommend Hethertons Solicitors for their professional services to friends, family, colleagues and business associates.”

Sarah Saville, Owner, Little Acorns Day Nursery

“I am always thoroughly impressed with the service I receive from Hethertons employment team."
2015-07-10T16:30:39+00:00
“I am always thoroughly impressed with the service I receive from Hethertons employment team."

Joan Stainsby, Executive Trustee, Zoe’s Place Trust Baby Hospice

"The service they provide is efficient, helpful, supportive and above all else they are very approachable.”
2015-07-10T16:31:45+00:00
"The service they provide is efficient, helpful, supportive and above all else they are very approachable.”

Mark Wilson, Streamline Taxis (York) Ltd.

"I find the team at Hethertons very approachable and easy to contact when needed.”
2015-07-10T16:30:14+00:00
"I find the team at Hethertons very approachable and easy to contact when needed.”

Joan Stainsby, Trustee, Zoes Place Baby Hospice

"Over the last six months we have dealt with a very difficult personnel problem, this was not only stressful but very time consuming. During this time, Hethertons has been very supportive, listened carefully to the problem, then advised a practical method of beginning to resolve the problem. This help and support has been invaluable at no time did we feel just another “HR issue”, we received personal and supportive advice from Hethertons at all times."
2018-01-15T16:36:49+00:00
"Over the last six months we have dealt with a very difficult personnel problem, this was not only stressful but very time consuming. During this time, Hethertons has been very supportive, listened carefully to the problem, then advised a practical method of beginning to resolve the problem. This help and support has been invaluable at no time did we feel just another “HR issue”, we received personal and supportive advice from Hethertons at all times."

Cooper & Westgate

"Thank you for all your help – you and your team are life savers."
2017-01-04T09:07:53+00:00
"Thank you for all your help – you and your team are life savers."

Peter Docwra, Managing Director, Ashtons Estate Agents

"My company has used Hethertons HELP package for the last 5 years and have been extremely satisfied with the service we have received. Hethertons team go the extra mile to provide much needed support in respect of all our employment issues. We would recommend them to anyone."
2018-01-15T16:21:24+00:00
"My company has used Hethertons HELP package for the last 5 years and have been extremely satisfied with the service we have received. Hethertons team go the extra mile to provide much needed support in respect of all our employment issues. We would recommend them to anyone."

Mark Gibson and Ben Clowes, Founders and Directors, Bar Lane Studios

"The support we received from Hethertons in the setting up of Bar Lane Studios was second to none and above the call of duty. Their enthusiasm in helping us build a solid basis for serving the local community as a not-for-profit social enterprise and our continuing relationship has demonstrated not only their commitment as professional advisors but also their keenness to be involved in community projects."
2018-01-15T16:38:55+00:00
"The support we received from Hethertons in the setting up of Bar Lane Studios was second to none and above the call of duty. Their enthusiasm in helping us build a solid basis for serving the local community as a not-for-profit social enterprise and our continuing relationship has demonstrated not only their commitment as professional advisors but also their keenness to be involved in community projects."

Charles Chisholm, CEO, Future Cleaning Services Ltd

"I would not hesitate to recommend Hethertons Solicitors to anyone.”
2015-07-10T16:32:16+00:00
"I would not hesitate to recommend Hethertons Solicitors to anyone.”

Andy Powell

"On a personal level I found Gillian to be friendly and approachable. She was able to demonstrate the necessary legal expertise and knowledge to help speedily resolve my situation, in a way which I felt made a difference to the outcome."
2018-01-15T16:40:47+00:00
"On a personal level I found Gillian to be friendly and approachable. She was able to demonstrate the necessary legal expertise and knowledge to help speedily resolve my situation, in a way which I felt made a difference to the outcome."

Martin Rhodes, Managing Director, White Rose Transport Limited

"I have used them for a range of services and have always found them to be first class and very prompt in their work. They are a very friendly and approachable company and I would not hesitate in recommending them."
2018-01-15T16:35:30+00:00
"I have used them for a range of services and have always found them to be first class and very prompt in their work. They are a very friendly and approachable company and I would not hesitate in recommending them."

Mr W, York

“The service I recevied could not have been improved upon. Excellent service. Thank you very much.”
2018-03-27T12:25:53+00:00
“The service I recevied could not have been improved upon. Excellent service. Thank you very much.”