Family friendly rights at work

Tees provides legal advice on every aspect of family friendly rights at work. Our solicitors advise businesses on maternity/paternity leave, flexible working (including flexible working applications) and shared parental leave.

Tees provides guidance on every aspect of family friendly rights at work. We also provide guidance on complaints and grievances, disability and equal opportunities policies and procedures that may apply.

Specialist support for your business

At Tees, we help businesses ensure their employment policies are current, so that any requests or issues are handled correctly. Without proper, updated policies and procedures your business could be at risk of costly legal claims. 

Our employment law experts will ensure that your business is legally compliant – to minimise your exposure to risk and legal claims.

If you have any queries relating to family friendly rights, contact our specialist team of employment solicitors.

How we work with you

Tees will help you understand and fulfil your obligations to your employees. Family friendly rights cover a range of issues, such as: 

  • Maternity and paternity leave 
  • Parental leave, including shared parental leave
  • Flexible working rights and applications and how to manage these 
  • Carer’s rights.

Our focus is to ensure that your employment policies are legally compliant, and minimise your businesses’ exposure to potential legal claims.

Our experience

Our employment law team has considerable experience advising a range of businesses, of all sizes and across many sectors, on family friendly working. We have the practical experience to support your business on any issue relating to family friendly working. Typically we help clients:

  • Ensure that you meet your obligations to working parents and carers
  • Manage and respond to requests for flexible working.

If you need advice on any issue relating to family friendly rights or flexible working, call our employment law team on 0800 013 1165.

Our costs

We deliver costs transparently, and we always discuss legal costs at the outset. We can agree our level of involvement to be commensurate with your budget, and we may be able to agree fixed fees or capped fees in certain cases.

What to do next

We can be involved as much, or as little, as your business requires. We can provide ad hoc advice as required, and prepare guides, scripts and template letters for you to use.

Call our Employment Law solicitors on...

0800 013 1165

...for an initial consultation, at no obligation, or fill out our enquiry form and a solicitor will get in touch.

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Q: Where is your office?

Tees has six offices - Bishop's Stortford, Brentwood, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Royston and Saffron Walden. We're happy to see you at the office of your choice, and our solicitors or financial advisers can travel to an office that suits you. You can find directions on our website here.

Q: How can I contact Tees?

You can phone us on 0800 013 1165 or email If you need to speak with a particular person, you'll find their contact details on the 'Our People' section. 

Q: Is there parking at your office?

Yes, all of our offices have parking nearby. Our Bishop's Stortford, Brentwood, Cambridge, Chelmsford and Saffron Walden offices have onsite parking. Our Royston office has free parking a short walk away.

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