Conflict with your employees, directors or workers can arise for any number of reasons. It can affect your relationship with that individual and the wider workforce, and have an impact on business performance.
That’s where our expertise and experience can really make a difference. We can help you identify the best approaches to resolving workplace disputes as early on as possible, and ensure minimal disruption. We’ll work with you to achieve the best outcome in line with your business objectives.
We can also provide hands-on support for you and your management. Workplace disputes can be time consuming and emotive, so experienced, practical support from our specialist team can ease the distraction from normal day-to-day operations.
A problem shared is a problem solved more easily
We understand that, while it’s best to seek advice as soon as you become aware of an issue, it’s not always possible, for practical, commercial or political reasons. So whenever you get in touch for expert help, we’ll get up to speed with the issue quickly, and be fully prepared if and when things escalate to the point of litigation.
If in doubt, get in touch.
We’ve helped a wide range of businesses deal effectively and efficiently with workplace disputes. Examples of recent work include:
supporting an IT business manage the significant under-performance of a senior employee, ensuring discussions with the employee were handled fairly and reasonably – but also swiftly to avoid further negative impact on the business
advising a multi-academy trust on a potential dispute arising from conflicts between employer and employees’ values and behaviour
resolving a complex director and shareholder dispute to enable all parties to move forward in a positive manner
representing a football club in relation to the dismissal of a senior employee who had threatened claims of whistleblowing, breach of contract and unfair dismissal
supporting a business in managing complaints raised by employees in relation to the installation of CCTV
dealing with complex bullying and sex discrimination claims made by an employee against a family-run business.