Employment law services for further education colleges

Employment law services for further education colleges

FE colleges face numerous challenges that require expert employment law advice. We are highly experienced in employment law for FE colleges, and are known for delivering on the sector’s most critical projects.

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Employment law advice for businesses

Poor handling of employment law matters can hold businesses back. But our distinctive style of solution-focused employment law advice considers commercial priorities and helps businesses achieve their goals.

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Employment law support for senior executives

If you are a senior executive seeking an exit, numerous obstacles may stand between you and the outcome you desire. We are experts in helping to achieve dignified business departures on the right terms.

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IN OUR CLIENTS’ WORDS

Catherine Mitchell Ranked in Chambers 2020 badge“Catherine has made it her priority to fully understand Direct Wines and Laithwaite’s, our culture and our preferred ways of working in order to provide us with a highly professional service across all elements of employment law.”

Matt Wayne, HR Director, Direct Wines

LATEST EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS AND INSIGHTS

Accusations of Gross Misconduct and Suspension

Where employees are accused of gross misconduct, suspending them on full pay pending a disciplinary investigation is often a knee-jerk reaction. However, as the case of Upton-Hansen Architects Ltd v Gyftaki, reminds us, such a step is not always justified.

Open Plan Offices? Not for me, thanks

Open-plan offices are a cost-effective and logical choice for most businesses, but for employees with autism or other types of neurodivergence, they can be unsuitable. Find out how one employee ended up being awarded over £50,000 at an employment tribunal, thanks to one firm's open-plan environment.