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.

Robert Whitaker, Chelmsford
Robert Whitaker, employment law specialist in Chelmsford

Time off work 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. 

We’re here to help

You can have a free initial consultation, at no obligation, with one of our specialist employment lawyers. So call us now for a chat, or fill out our enquiry form and a solicitor will get in touch.

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.

Call us for a FREE consultation with our Employment Law solicitors on 0800 0131165

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

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Tees coronavirus update

We’re open and here to help you. We’re running as normal with our employees all working from home.

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You can call us as normal on 0800 013 1165 or email us: hello@teeslaw.com.

You can also find contact details for all our advisers here. 

As a flexible and technologically-adept firm, we already had many home-working systems in place. We have now rolled this technology out to all our employees working for clients, so they can continue to work normally - and from home.

If you are a client, please be assured you can get in touch with Tees and we are still working on your case. To replace face-to-face meetings, we have the facilities to do video-conferencing, conference calls or just speak on the phone, as you need.

Due to the circumstances, please call us if you would have wanted a home visit, and we can organise the best and safest way of being in touch.

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