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Employment for Charities and Social Enterprises

Employees are one of a charity’s most important assets, and with the complexities of legal frameworks and employment law this becomes an important area for charities to focus on, ensuring they get the best from their employees as well as minimising the risks.

Our dedicated charities team includes expert employment specialists to offer practical advice on a full range of employment law issues to charities and social enterprises.


Our employment law advice for charities

If you are looking for a bespoke employment law service we are here to help. We work with you to understand your desired goals and offer practical solutions in a cost-effective manner. We offer clear and effective advice, as well as prompt and practical solutions tailored to your organisation, including:

  • Contracts and policies
  • Services for directors and senior managers
  • Claims avoidance
  • IR35
  • Settlement agreements
  • Transfer of Undertakings (TUPE)
  • Dismissal, redundancy and restructuring
  • Working Time Regulations
  • Handling tribunal claims
  • Grievances
  • National minimum wage and equal pay
  • Employer’s liability
  • Disciplinary proceedings


Fixed fee employment service

We offer a fixed fee employment service called EASY, providing you with unlimited communication with our employment team for the year, who can help you with a wide range of employment law queries.


Supporting charities every step of the way

We are one of very few law firms in the South West with genuine specialist, in-depth, charity law expertise, as well as being recognised as a leading firm for charity law by the independent Legal 500 and Chambers legal directories.

Our team is led by James Evans who is one of very few senior charity specialist lawyers based west of Bristol, working exclusively with charities, social enterprises, education institutions and other ‘social purpose’ organisations, while our specialist employment team is led by Stephen Jennings.


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Charities and Social Enterprises Services

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