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Employment Law for Individuals

The mfg Employment Law team are experienced employment law solicitors, offering a wide range of employment law advice to employees across the West Midlands, including Worcestershire and Shropshire.

We are ranked by The Legal 500 and won the Worcestershire Law Society’s prestigious award for Employment Law firm of the Year in 2017. We are also members of the Employment Lawyers Association.

Work is a large and important part of your life. We know being a worker is not always easy going, especially when a difficult situation puts your happiness and financial security at risk. Whether you are a company director needing advice on your rights and obligations, or a junior employee wanting help with a difficult situation at work, as experienced employment solicitors, we can help.

If you have a dispute with your employer, you need fast, effective and expert advice from the outset, together with careful negotiation which can often result in issues being resolved without the need to make a claim to the Employment Tribunal.

In employment law, there is only a limited amount of time for you to act, usually three months less a day from the date of dismissal, discrimination or breach of contract to preserve your employment rights. Therefore if you have a claim against your employer, it is vital you act quickly in order to protect your position.

Before you can issue proceedings, you must notify ACAS of a potential claim and start the Early Conciliation process. We can take care of the Early Conciliation process for you, giving you the best chance to settle your dispute.

In cases where negotiation is not possible or where we believe the settlement offered is not adequate, we can assist in submitting a claim to the Employment Tribunal. Our specialists will ensure your claim is handled effectively and professionally.

Our specialist team of employment solicitors have expertise in the following areas:

  • Unfair dismissal
  • Constructive dismissal
  • Redundancy
  • Discrimination and equality issues
  • Changes the terms of your contract
  • Managing sickness absence
  • Settlement and Severance Agreements
  • Unlawful deductions from wages
  • Drafting and enforcing post-termination restrictions
  • Drafting and reviewing Consultancy Agreements
  • Disciplinary situations

We also provide assistance with maternity, paternity and family friendly rights, the Working Time Regulations, data protection, employment status, whistleblowing, absence management and grievances.

Our specialist team of employment solicitors keep up to date with the fast changing area of employment law to ensure all of our clients receive the most current and practical advice.

If you wish to obtain the advice of our solicitors to help you understand your employment issues and advise you on your legal position, please contact us or complete the enquiry form. You can also use the enquiry form to request a call back from one of our experts.