Employment – Employers

Kitsons Solicitors - employment employers

Our team of experienced and commercial employment lawyers advise businesses across a range of sectors, from SME to PLC.

We provide a personal service, giving pragmatic and strategic advice based on the experience from the breadth and depth of our team.

We take the time to get to know you and to understand your business, so that our advice is tailor-made.

Our HR expertise allows us to quickly and effectively problem solve in the short term and drive strategic development in the longer term.  Your goals and motivators are intrinsic in the advice that we deliver.

We provide support associated with business growth, both through transactional TUPE advice and in longer term workforce planning and strategy.

We can guide you through all stages of the employment relationship.

Pricing & Service Information

We can help you with:

  • Employment contracts, service agreements, handbooks and policies
  • Worker status and a typical workers’ rights  advice
  • Staff Management (from disciplinary and grievances, sickness absence to poor performance issues)
  • Defending Employment Tribunal Claims
  • Staff Training and Organisational Development Strategies
  • Advice regarding TUPE (business reorganisation/sale/purchase)
  • Securing employee business confidentiality obligations and customer information protection
  • Redundancy and reorganisation programmes
  • Dismissal and employment termination
  • Shareholder and Directors’ duties

Your employment – employers team are...

Kitsons Solicitors - Rhodri Davey

Rhodri DaveyJoint Managing Partner

Rhodri is our Joint Managing Partner

Kitsons Solicitors - Jayme Nicholson

Jayme NicholsonPartner / Head of Employment

Jayme is a Partner and Head of our Employment team

Kitsons Solicitors - Rosie Evans

Rosie EvansSolicitor

Rosie is a Solicitor in our Employment team

Kitsons Solicitors - Carolyn Giles

Carolyn GilesStrategic HR Consultant

Carolyn Giles is our Strategic HR Consultant and a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD

Kitsons Solicitors - Rory Wakeling

Rory WakelingAssociate

Rory is an Associate Solicitor in our Employment team

Kitsons Solicitors - Lesley Alcock

Lesley AlcockLegal Secretary

Lesley is a Legal Secretary in our Employment team

Kitsons Solicitors - Danielle Luke

Danielle LukeLegal Secretary

Danielle is a Legal Secretary in our Litigation and Employment teams

Kitsons Solicitors - Jade Sleeman

Jade SleemanTrainee Chartered Legal Executive

Jade is a Trainee Chartered Legal Executive in our Litigation and Employment teams

Kitsons Solicitors - Rachel Webster

Rachel WebsterHR Administrator

Rachel is a HR Administrator for our Employment team

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