Employment and HR

The Forbes team, providing Employment and HR advice, has significant experience in providing advice to registered providers and ALMOs as part of the firm's Housing and Regeneration Group.

First and foremost we are specialists, a specialist team providing a first class service to registered providers of social housing (housing associations) and ALMOs in connection with their needs for advice and representation in Employment and HR matters.

Our team works with housing providers nationally and has a proved track record in providing advice and legal services in connection with:-

  • Employment Tribunal litigation
  • Discrimination &Equality
  • Equal pay and Job Evaluation
  • Disciplinary and grievance procedures
  • Dismissals
  • Redundancies
  • Settlement agreements and termination packages
  • Employment contracts
  • Restrictive covenants, confidentiality and garden leave
  • Drafting of agreements
  • TUPE
  • Pension issues - including advice in relation to both SHPS and LGPS
  • Governance

We also have a team of specialist HR consultants, who assist our clients in the sector on a number of matters, including:

  • Investigatory work
  • Absence management
  • Chairing disciplinary, grievance and appeal hearings
  • 'Health Checks' on best practice in policy and procedure

We are also able to offer our specialist solicitors and HR consultants on a secondment basis as necessary.
Our team is recognised in the Legal 500 as being experts in our field, which also praises the teams 'exceptional response times'. The team has significant advocacy experience in a number of high-profile cases and offers a 'cradle to grave' service to our clients.

We regularly hold and speak at housing seminars, conferences and forums and write for the housing press.

We provide bespoke training for our clients and the housing sector to develop their teams' skills and knowledge base.

Our high calibre lawyers are solution focused and provide a cost effective, flexible and value for money service for your organisation.

Our specialism, partnership approach, "one-stop-shop" service, size of our team, quality of our lawyers and value for money approach is what differentiates us from our competitors.

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