Dedicated Legal Advisers

Your named adviser will get to know your business and can offer expert advice on a full range of employee relation issues – from the most simple to the most complex. They can also draft and review contracts, handbooks and policies.

Qualified Health & Safety Consultants

All our consultants have Grad IOSH membership or higher. They can conduct on-site general risk assessments, be your dedicated point of contact for all health and safety issues and act as one of your legally-required competent persons.

Online HR and Health & Safety Portals

With access to EW’s HR Software, Health & Safety Software and Knowledge Hub, you can keep on top of your HR and Health & Safety needs in one place. Simple!

Businesses are constantly evolving which is why our hands-on tailored service is here to support them through every twist and turn.

Our solutions-focused, fixed-fee service is perfectly positioned to help businesses manage a diverse workforce, keep employees safe, and ensure they are abiding by all relevant legislation.

Employment Law & HR Support

We have vast experience in helping businesses overcome some common workforce challenges. Our dedicated advisers provide practical support on a whole range of employee relation matters, including:

  • Overtime/holiday pay;
  • Customer audits;
  • Disciplinaries;
  • Inappropriate workplace banter;
  • Sickness absence;
  • Young workers and apprentices;
  • Redundancies;
  • Recruitment and retention;
  • A unionised workforce; and
  • Employment Tribunals.

We take care of time-consuming worker issues and regular changes in the law so that you can focus on running your business. Plus, to protect you from the growing number of Employment Tribunal claims, our advice is backed up by independent Legal Expenses Insurance for extra peace of mind.

Health & Safety Support

Our approach to Health & Safety is both hands-on and completely tailored to your business. We take great pride in really getting to really understand our client’s businesses, ensuring any areas of risk are quickly identified and resolved. We help businesses take proactive steps to mitigate the risks associated with:

  • Asbestos;
  • Storing and handling hazardous chemicals;
  • Working with machinery;
  • Electrical equipment;
  • Occupational health;
  • High-risk activities, such as working at height or in confined spaces; and
  • Fire and explosion risks.

To help you manage your day-to-day requirements, we will work closely with you to implement an effective safety management system. In the event of the HSE visiting your premises, this will allow you to demonstrate that you have taken proactive steps to mitigate your risk.

"Ellis Whittam makes a significant contribution to ensuring that we achieve our corporate responsibilities."
Group HR Director - Cranswick

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