WorkNest (formerly Law At Work – or Empire HR as we were known at the time) moved into Empire House in 2008 shortly after the building was built.
Empire House is located in Grandholm Village, on the site of the Grandholm Works – a woollen mill established in the 1790s, which at the time was the largest linen works in the country. The mill became the home of J & J Crombie in 1859 and, along with it, the world-famous Crombie Coat, before closing in 1991.
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WorkNest’s Aberdeen office is home to a number of HR Consultants and Employment Lawyers, along with our Client Management, Administration, Finance and Business Development Teams.
Empire House is located in Grandholm Village, Bridge of Don, on the banks of the River Don.
Our office a modern building, comfortably accommodating 25 staff over two floors. With two boardrooms and a meeting room on the lower floor and a small meeting room on the upper floor, the space is well equipped for client meetings and training courses.
117 Grandholm Drive
Bridge of Don
Aberdeen AB22 8AE
99.2% Client happiness rating
97% Client retention rating
Who we work with
Proud to support over 40,000 UK employers
Our clients range from small businesses with fewer than 50 staff at a single location, through to large household names employing thousands of people at multiple sites across the UK. Whatever your size or sector, we have solutions to suit your needs.
Executive Director, Privacy International
WorkNest supports our 280 staff members with Employment Law and Health & Safety and has provided quality management training too.”
Head of Service Delivery, Catalyst Choice
We get a great deal of comfort and satisfaction knowing that we have support as and when we need it, in a decisive and responsive way.”
Group HR Director, Culina Group
We moved our legal support to WorkNest (formerly Law at Work) having previously used a time and line law firm. It was important, though, that an all-inclusive fee structure did not come at the expense of quality. Thankfully we’ve been delighted with the service we’ve received from WorkNest.”
What we recognised in WorkNest is the background that they have. They are able to supply knowledge and experience in a number of disciplines, which enables us to develop our business in a way that’s safe, to do it on time and with a quality to it.”
Director of Human Resources and Health & Safety,
Bluestone National Park Resort
Chief Executive, The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust (JRCT)
As the company started to get larger, we knew we had to protect our employees and our contractors both onsite and in the offices. WorkNest is exactly what we needed to move the company forward.”
Operations Director, Beaverfit
Pineapple have worked with the team at WorkNest (formerly Law at Work) since 2003, and we have built a trusted partnership together. We particularly like WorkNest’s concise and practical advice concerning employment law/HR issues and also appreciate their totally supportive approach in all areas of health and safety.”
Pineapple Dance Studios
I’ve taken WorkNest into every organisation that I’ve worked with. I’ve introduced them to many teams and many colleagues and referred them with absolute pleasure because I genuinely trust in the service that we get.”
People Director, The Works
Meet the team
Our people are the most important part of our service.
From our highly-qualified advisory teams that deliver dedicated support to our clients, to our back-office teams that ensure a smooth service, we’re exceptionally proud of the team we have.
Head of Advisory Service