A settlement agreement is a legally binding contract which sets out the terms which are agreed between an employer and an employee. This agreement needs to be signed by a solicitor. Our team offers advice throughout Scotland to assist with negotiating and agreeing these settlement terms.
Navigate the ever-changing landscape of employment law with our bespoke training. Our seasoned team facilitates engaging workshops and seminars, aiding you in spotting potential pitfalls and sharpening your organisation’s vision. Get in touch today to discuss a tailored training solution that befits your unique workplace environment.
Issuing clear and coherent employment contracts is essential in the UK. An adeptly drafted contract helps pre-empt issues and foster clarity between the employer and employee. Our team, with their seasoned expertise, drafts contracts that are bespoke to your business needs, ensuring that no two solutions are the same.
In a world driven by data, safeguarding sensitive information is paramount. From crafting clear internet/email policies to addressing the implications of social networking, our team ensures your business remains on the right side of data protection laws.
Employers require to consult with employees before they reach a decision regarding redundancy. Our team can assist you with straight-forward and proactive advice before you start the consultation right through until the final dismissal takes effect.
If faced with a tribunal claim, it’s vital to have employment law representation familiar with its complexities. With Blackadders, you’re not only equipped to navigate the tribunal process but also ensured of pre-emptive advice to assist you in your chosen outcome and to deter any potential future issues.
Establish clear disciplinary and grievance standards and procedures for a harmonious workplace. The Blackadders team ensures your procedures align with the ACAS Code of Practice, thus evading potential legal pitfalls.
If you have been harassed, victimised or discriminated against by your employer, or if you face a discrimination claim under the Equality Act 2010, our team can assist you in taking a robust stance and assisting you to achieve your preferred chosen outcome. Out team also offers training to uphold standards that promote equality and respect.
Tackle absenteeism efficiently and fairly. With our guidance, your organisation can institute policies and procedures that respect employee rights, reduce your employees’ absences and align with the Equality Act 2010.
For those in the realm of social services, the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) sets the standards. Whether you’re navigating hearings or registration processes, our Dundee-based team offers effective representation, given our familiarity with SSSC protocols.
With offices across Scotland, the Blackadders team combines legal expertise with human understanding, ensuring every business, organisation and individual feels not only informed but truly understood.
Whatever your legal journey or challenge, with Blackadders you’re in good hands.