Pricing – Employment

Service Range of costs Basis for charges – hourly rate or fixed fees or combination of both Experience and qualifications of those carrying out the service Experience and qualifications of the Supervisors Description of and cost of likely disbursements or average cost or range of costs Which of these disbursements attract VAT and at what VAT rate Key stages of the matter and likely timescales for each stage
Employee Services
Free Initial advice – by phone or in person – 30 minutes Free Fixed fee Grade A solicitor supported by paralegal and trainee solicitor Grade A solicitor N/A N/A
1 hour initial fixed fee interview (employee) inclusive of half hour free advice £75
plus VAT
Fixed fee Grade A solicitor supported by paralegal and trainee solicitor Grade A solicitor N/A N/A N/A
Tribunal Claims - Employee £3000 - £7,500 average
plus VAT

Based on a 1 day hearing, £750 plus VAT each additional day of hearing
Hourly rate Grade A solicitor supported by paralegal and trainee solicitor Grade A solicitor Barrister’s Fees - £500 - £4,000 plus VAT per day


Medical records - £50


Expert witnesses - £500 - £4,000 plus VAT per day
20% VAT



No VAT



20% VAT
27 weeks average
Please refer to menu of employment services listed below £625 - £725
plus VAT
Fixed fee Grade A solicitor supported by paralegal and trainee solicitor Grade A solicitor N/A N/A N/A
Employer Services
Free Initial advice – by phone or in person – 30 minutes Free Fixed fee Grade A solicitor supported by paralegal and trainee solicitor Grade A solicitor N/A N/A
Review of HR practices and procedure – including review of contracts and handbook Free Fixed fee Grade A solicitor supported by paralegal and trainee solicitor Grade A solicitor N/A N/A
Initial interview (employer)
inclusive of half hour free advice
£75
plus VAT
Fixed fee Grade A solicitor supported by paralegal and trainee solicitor Grade A solicitor N/A N/A N/A
Tribunal Claims - Employer £4000 - £8,500 average
plus VAT

Based on a 1 day hearing, £750 plus VAT each additional day of hearing
Hourly rate Grade A solicitor supported by paralegal and trainee solicitor Grade A solicitor Barrister’s Fees - £500 - £4,000 plus VAT per day


Medical records - £50 no VAT


Expert witnesses - £500 - £4,000 plus VAT per day
20% VAT

Menu of employment law services for employer

Service Fee (+VAT)
Hethertons Employment Law Package (HELP!) From £150 to £1000 plus VAT per month depending on the number of employees and sector.

Discounts available for charity, CIC and third sector organisations
Employment contract – Junior Employee £300
Employment contract – Senior Employee £500
Directors Service Agreement £750 to £1250
Disciplinary and grievance procedures £150
Standard staff handbook £400
Bespoke staff handbook £850
Micro-employers (1-10 employees) £650
Protected Discussion package
Includes:
• Guide to meeting;
• Outcome letter; and
• 30 minutes advice
£250
Settlement Agreement £500
Basic Start up package
Includes:
• contract for junior employee;
• employee privacy notice template;
• disciplinary and grievance procedures
£400
Standard Start-up package
Includes:
• contract for junior employee;
• contract for senior employee;
• standard handbook; and
• employee privacy notice template
£800
Redundancy Pack
Includes:
• at risk letter,
• letter inviting to individual consultation meeting;
• letter of dismissal; and
• 30 minutes telephone advice.
£300
Disciplinary Pack
Includes:
• guide to holding a disciplinary;
• suspension letter;
• letter inviting to disciplinary hearing;
• meeting guidance;
• letter confirming decision;
• letter inviting to appeal;
• letter confirming appeal outcome and;
• 30 minutes advice.
£300
Grievance Pack
Includes:
• guide to dealing with grievances,;
• letter acknowledging/investigation;
• letter inviting to meeting;
• letter confirming decision,
• letter inviting to appeal,
• letter confirming appeal outcome; and
• 30 minutes advice
£300
Sickness Absence Pack:
Includes:
• return to work form;
• letter to employee for consent to medical report;
• letter to GP with possible questions;
• letter inviting to meeting;
• letter inviting to second meeting;
• dismissal letter
• 30 minutes advice
£400
Bespoke Employee Privacy Notice £250
Training sessions

Half day

Full day


£500

£750

Menu of employment law services for employees

Service Fee (+VAT)
Settlement Agreement – Advice on the terms and effect of the agreement and negotiation of terms of the agreement £250 to £750
Raising a Grievance
• Draft letter of grievance
• Draft letter of appeal
• 1hour advice
£250
Responding to a Disciplinary
• Reviewing documents
• Drafting letter of appeal
• Advice on response and procedure
£300 to £750