Employment Law and HR

No HR team? No problem

Most small businesses don’t have the luxury of an in-house HR team. Without this knowledge and expertise to lean on, you might not feel confident or equipped to approach employee issues. You may also be working with outdated policies and contracts.

This can provide a breeding ground for people management problems, costing you time and money and putting your business at risk of legal trouble. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

WorkNest Law blends legal expertise with commercial awareness so that you can be confident in managing all your people challenges.

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Have some in-house HR provision already? Find out about our support for small HR teams.

Or, if you already have an established HR team, learn how we can make your life easier

How we help

Unlimited insured advice, e-Learning and HR software

Your named Employment Law Advisers will get to know you and your business, supporting you with leading resources and technology solutions covering everything from day-to-day advice
to drafting contracts and litigation.

With access to a resource library of documents, a case management platform to track and log cases, Legal Expenses Insurance, an HR software platform, and a suite of in-person training and e-Learning, you’ll have the peace of mind to focus on creating a great place to work.

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Fixed-Fee Service

Unlimited advice from dedicated experts, bespoke document drafting and all the tools you need. WorkNest Law enables you to manage people problems quickly and compliantly.


Created and delivered by experienced consultants, our interactive HR training workshops are designed to upskill your team and develop manager confidence.

HR Consultancy

Facing a difficult employee dilemma that you don’t want to deal with alone? Get hands-on support from seasoned HR specialists with consultancy services from WorkNest HR.

Why choose us?

Experts in Employment Law & HR

At WorkNest, we’re known for our bespoke service and the quality of our support. Not only is our expertise unmatched, but we take the time to know you so that we can function as a true extension of your team.

  • Your own small team of dedicated experts
  • Commercial, pragmatic advice tailored to you
  • Bespoke contracts, policies and handbooks
  • Trusted by over 35,000 organisations
  • Recognised as a leading firm by The Legal 500

Who you’ll be working with

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99.2%  Client happiness rating

97%  Client retention rating

Better with WorkNest

Protecting organisations and achieving results

Owing to our unrivalled support and expertise, we’re consistently high achievers when it comes to protecting organisations and achieving results.


More solicitors

We have six times the number of qualified solicitors, practising for over five years, than any of our larger competitors. We’re also recognised by the Legal 500.


Tribunal win rate

With a dedicated adviser in your corner to guide you through the process, you’re over eight times more likely to defeat a Tribunal claim if advised by WorkNest.


Years' experience

Our Health & Safety Team has over 350 years’ combined experience of supporting organisations with their compliance, so you can be sure you’re in safe hands.


Less risk

Our advice, support and safety management systems can reduce the risk of prosecution by 50% and cut the cost of any fine imposed by more than 85%.

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.

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