Time off work

Tees advises employers on every aspect of time off work – including annual leave, statutory leave entitlements, flexible working requests and sickness absence.

Gez Gibbs, Brentwood
Gez Gibbs, dispute resolution and litigation specialist in Brentwood - Settlement agreement solicitor

Time off work :Expert legal regulations advice for employers

Tees advises employers on effective and practical ways of managing their employee’s rights to take time off work. Time off work covers a range of issues, such as an employee’s statutory entitlement (to sick pay or holiday pay) and maternity leave and paternity leave.

Our specialist employment law solicitors will help you meet your obligations to your employees in a way that’s cost-effective, practical and manageable for your business. Our focus is to protect your business from the risk of a claim being made against it, and ensure any policies and procedures comply with your legal obligations to employees. 

We provide comprehensive advice on:

  • working time, rest periods and annual leave entitlements
  • sickness and ill health absence
  • time off work to carry out public duties
  • maternity leave, paternity leave and other family related rights
  • flexible working requests
  • defending claims including constructive dismissal and discrimination
  • advice on requests relating to Coronavirus, for example, for people who are shielding.

Our services include:

  • Advising on employees' rights and your obligations
  • drafting new agreements and policies
  • reviewing your current agreements and policies
  • assisting with any procedures and processes where things feel difficult and you want support and guidance on the day
  • training your managers, including preparing guides, scripts and template letters for them to use
  • guiding you if you're facing a legal claim and representing you in court, if it comes to it. 

Call our specialist solicitors on 0808 231 1320

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Our specialist lawyers are based in:

  • Cambridgeshire: Cambridge
  • Essex: Brentwood, Chelmsford, and Saffron Walden
  • Hertfordshire: Bishop's Stortford and Royston 

But we can help you wherever you are in England and Wales.

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