Sectors

Retail

Our sector specialists recognise the unique Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety challenges retailers face. That’s why more than 13,500 retail businesses trust us.

We understand that running a retail business comes with many challenges. Think of us as an extension of your business that you can call upon at any time. Our unique combination of expert advice, unlimited support and fixed fees, all backed up by our independent Legal Expenses Insurance, gives you certainty of cost, peace of mind and more time to focus on what’s important.

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How we help

Specialist advice and support for retailers

At WorkNest we recognised that every organisation is different. But with specialist sector teams, you can benefit from the shared insight and expertise of our advisors, who support hundreds of other charities that will be facing similar challenges to you.

Charity clients at Ellis Whittam benefit from:

  • Expert advice from an experienced team of charity specialists
  • Fixed fee certainty to give you peace of mind
  • Independent Legal Expenses Insurance

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Experts in Employment Law & HR

We understand some of the common workplace challenges retailers face. We support employers with a whole range of employment issues, including:

  • Frequent short-term absences;
  • Long-term sickness absence;
  • Theft;
  • Wage deductions;
  • National Minimum Wage;
  • Misconduct;
  • Disciplinary action;
  • Grievances;
  • Dismissal; and
  • Disputes between employees.

Our qualified Employment Law and HR experts will provide fast, practical and pragmatic support to save you time and money.

Experts in Health & Safety

We are experienced in providing practical solutions to the health and safety risks associated with retail environments, including:

  • Manual handling;
  • Slips, trips and falls;
  • Fire;
  • Violence;
  • Work at height;
  • Lone working;
  • Workplace transport; and
  • COSHH.

Our Health & Safety Consultants will install a practical safety management system specifically tailored to your business environment. We will identify your priorities, work with you to address them and keep you compliant.

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97%  Client retention rating

Experts in the Retail Sector

Experts in Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety

What makes us unique is that we combine the service quality of a law firm with the certainty of fixed-fee services to provide expert, solutions-focused Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety support tailored to your organisation.

Our people are the basis of our service. They are the reason why we have a 95% client satisfaction rate and an annual client retention rate of 97%.

Our sector experts help business leaders like you to:

  • Proactively solve problems;
  • Ensure regulatory compliance; and
  • Achieve commercial objectives.

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