Changing terms & conditions of employment

Tees advises employers on all aspects of employment contracts. Our experts can support you if you are seeking to change terms and conditions of employment.

Katherine Jameson, Bishop's Stortford

Changing terms and conditions of employment

Employment contracts are central to your businesses’ relationship with its employees. Properly drafted employment contracts will:

  • Help your business deal effectively with any workplace issues or disputes
  • Regulate your business’ relationship with your employees, and any partners, directors, shareholders or consultants that you have
  • Fulfil your legal obligations to your employees
  • Reduce the risk for any misunderstandings between your employees and your business.

Employment contracts can be complex, so it’s advisable to seek legal advice early. Our employment law experts regularly advise employers on every aspect of contractual documentation. We will ensure your contracts are correctly produced, and clearly define your business’ relationship with your employees. From time to time you may need to update contracts of employment to comply with legal obligations, for instance in relation to data protection rights or pensions. You may also wish to update your contracts to reflect your businesses changing requirements.

How we work with you

Tees will guide you through the process of changing your employee’s contract of advising on changing employment terms and conditions. Crucially, our expertise ensures that any changes comply with your legal obligations to your employees and best practice to minimise the risks of claims or complaints against your organisation. 

Our experts have considerable expertise assisting with all aspects of employment contracts, including:

  • Contractual documentation – including drafting, reviewing and updating contracts
  • Policies and procedures
  • Changing terms and conditions of employment, including advising on change management, discrimination issues and collective consultation requirements
  • Changing terms and conditions on TUPE transfers
  • Post-termination restrictions
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

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.

Our expertise

Our experts will help you ensure that every detail of your contractual documentation is covered. With Tees, you have direct access to qualified employment solicitors who can advise on any aspect of employment contracts, including:

Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)

If you have acquired another business, the TUPE Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 may apply. Our employment law solicitors are experts in TUPE, and can guide you through the additional considerations and regulations which apply in these circumstances, including the special rules applicable if you propose to vary terms

Changing terms and conditions without agreement

If you need to impose changes without agreement, we will advise you of the best course of action to take. Our employment law team can help minimise your exposure to successful legal claims.

What to do next

Your people are crucial to the success of your business. Don’t leave managing your relationship with them to chance. Call us now for a confidential discussion about how we can help.

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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