ELC is one of the leading providers of employment law and health and safety support to employers throughout the UK and Ireland.

We appreciate the difficulties experienced by employers in managing their organisation against the backdrop of seemingly ever-changing regulatory and compliance legislation. Through the provision of proactive advice from our expert team of employment lawyers, human resources professionals and health and safety consultants, we enable our clients to realise considerable savings on the management time and resources allocated to dealing with compliance issues.

ELC are trusted advisors to a client base that ranges in size from small owner managed businesses to international brand leaders. Our comprehensive range of services can be tailored to meet your business goals, objectives and budgets. Contact us now to discuss how our expertise could benefit your organisation.

Business Guard Online

Business Guard Online is the latest addition to the portfolio of services offered by ELC. The Business Guard website contains employment law and health and safety news articles, step-by-step procedural guides and an extensive document library. Clients may also access their bespoke employee manuals, health and safety management systems, audit reports, terms and conditions of employment and employee records directly from the secure client area on the site.

Visit: businessguardonline.com

Employment Law

People are the greatest potential asset in any organisation. However, due to the sheer volume and complexity of employment law legislation, it is little wonder that employers consistently rate managing their employees as the most problematic area of their business operation. Our highly experienced team of employment lawyers and HR professionals can deliver expert legal advice and strategic HR support that will save you valuable management time and protect your organisation from exposure to damaging litigation.

By offering a flexible range of support, we can work with each client to achieve the right balance of services to meet the unique needs of their organisation. Our current range of employment law services include, but are not limited to:

  • Consultancy Packages:

    Complete consultancy packages that include HR audit, document drafting, telephone advice line, Business Guard access, consultancy support and optional legal expenses insurance.

  • Audits:

    Detailed reviews and assessments of your existing employment law documentation and procedures.

  • Documentation:

    Professionally drafted employment contracts, policies, procedures and handbooks that can be continually updated to reflect any legislative changes.

  • Consultancy support:

    Complement our telephone advice with consultancy support including the reviewing and drafting of human resources documentation and correspondence.

  • Business Guard:

    Online case law updates, news articles, procedural guides and template library can be combined with our advice line to provide a complete legal compliance package.

  • Training:

    Public seminars and bespoke on-site training delivered by our experienced employment law training team.

  • Tribunal Representation:

    Full tribunal claims handling service including representation from our in-house employment lawyers.

  • Legal Expenses Insurance:

    An ELC employment law policy covering tribunal costs and awards is available from our insurance partner.

  • On-site Consultancy:

    We can provide on-site assistance with meeting handling and a wide range of consultancy exercises, further information is contained in our Consultancy Services section.

Health and Safety

Health and safety legislation requires all employers to have certain arrangements in force for dealing with safety issues within their organisation. Our highly qualified consultants can design and implement safety solutions which assist you to comply with your legal requirements and reduce the risk of safety related incidents.

All of our health and safety services have been designed in line with HSG65 and the systematic “POPMAR” (policy, organization, planning and implementing, measuring, auditing, reviewing) model for managing health and safety.

Our Health and Safety services include but are not limited to:

  • Management Systems:

    Contains your safety policy, safe working guidance, organisational arrangements and responsibilities.

  • Risk Assessments and Audits:

    On-site audits, risk assessments and development of prioritised safety action plans.

  • Business Guard:

    Safety news, information, guidance and online store for your bespoke documentation and reports.

  • Training:

    Public seminars and on-site bespoke training on a wide range of health and safety issues.

  • Legal Expenses Insurance:

    Indemnity policy available from our insurance partner to protect against legal expenses in the event of enforcement action by the Health & Safety authorities.

Please feel free to contact us to discuss how we can assist with the development of a tailored safety solution for your organisation.

Consultancy Services

The complexity of employment law legislation often leaves employers feeling uncertain and vulnerable when handling employee meetings, consultations and consultancy projects. ELC can provide expert on-site consultancy support and advice on a wide range of employment law issues. Just a few of the areas we cover are:

  • Investigations:

    Attendance at, or handling of employment/HR investigations.

  • Disciplinary & Grievance:

    Attendance at, or handling of disciplinary and grievance hearings with your employees.

  • Appeals:

    Our consultants can act as independent advisors to handle appeal meetings with your employees.

  • Redundancy:

    Full on-site support during all stages of individual and collective redundancy exercises.

  • Recruitment:

    Participating in the interview process and developing job, adverts, personnel specifications and job descriptions.

  • Absence Management:

    Designing and implementing programmes for dealing with employee absenteeism.

  • Appraisals:

    Developing appraisal and performance management systems.

  • Outsourced HR:

    Providing on-site HR management and administration services.

  • Board Briefings:

    Providing board level legal advice on complex employment law issues including acquisitions, TUPE, director’s agreements and organisation re-structuring.

  • Training:

    Bespoke training on employment law and management development.

Contact Us

If you are interested in any of our consultancy services or concerned about an issue that is not listed above, please contact us on 028 9070 4444 and we will be happy to discuss how we would be able to assist you.

ELC
83/83A Newton Park
Belfast
BT8 6FQ
t: 028 9070 4444
f: 028 9070 2444
e: info@elconsultancy.com

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