Healys’ Employment solicitors are experts in their field and have a strong reputation for providing businesses with top level, pragmatic, strategic and commercial advice – whatever your needs. Technical excellence and a deep knowledge of people management is a given.
We recognise that the management of people issues captures more than just knowledge of employment law, and we work closely with our clients to seamlessly manage any issues that arise in the workplace. Our clients range across many public and private sectors, including financial services, care, retail, construction, and recruitment. We work with businesses of all sizes, including large corporations and SMEs.
We also have an excellent track record of acting for individuals, particularly those working in financial services, but also people employed or otherwise engaged at a senior level in many other business sectors. We have a genuine understanding of issues that impact on HR professionals.
Healys provides regular information and updates about employment law – including:
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18th October 2021
When employees disclose that they are suffering from a disability, it is an important moment that should always put employers on their mettle. The point was powerfully made by the case of a business development manager who was dismissed within days of his employer learning that he had been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Continue reading »
16th September 2021
Maternity leave should be a period of joy and tranquillity but, all too often, it is marred by discrimination. As an Employment Tribunal (ET) decision showed, however, employers who treat new mothers unfavourably can expect to pay a high reputational and financial price. Continue reading »
6th September 2021
Care home owners were possibly the hardest hit of all by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. As an Employment Tribunal (ET) ruling showed, however, the crisis did not relieve them of their obligation to treat staff fairly. Continue reading »
23rd August 2021
No matter what shape or form a disability may take, employers are always required to take them seriously. An Employment Tribunal (ET) made that point in the case of a teaching assistant who suffered from a severe phobia of coming into contact with other people’s bodily fluids (A v B). Continue reading »
13th August 2021
A finding of race discrimination is always an extremely serious matter and that is why a rigorous approach to evidence and proof is required of Employment Tribunals (ETs). In one case, a healthcare support agency accused of subjecting a black worker to less favourable treatment succeeded in showing that that high standard was not met (Key Care Support Ltd v Johnson). Continue reading »
26th November 2021
In association with Modern Law magazine, the Conveyancing Awards recognise and reward talent, achievement and innovation in the national conveyancing market. Judged by an esteemed panel of industry experts, the winners were announced last night at a gala awards ceremony held at the Rum Warehouse, Liverpool.
“We are thrilled to have won the Conveyancing Firm of the Year award for the South of England. It is extremely gratifying to be recognised for our commitment to customer service and the results that we achieve for our clients. I am incredibly proud of my team, whose unceasing dedication and hard work during a challenging year has made this achievement possible.”
“Winning such a prestigious award is a great accomplishment, and I’d like to take this opportunity to give my congratulations and thanks to everyone in the Healys Real Estate team. This award is recognition of both their hard work and of the service they provide our clients. We look forward to future challenges as Healys continues to go from strength to strength.”
23rd November 2021
Tenants place themselves in serious jeopardy if they sublet their homes without first instructing a lawyer to check that they are entitled to do so. A social housing tenant found that out to his cost after private investigators reported that he was renting out his flat in breach of an absolute bar on subletting in his lease. Continue reading »
22nd November 2021
Those who pay their taxes late can expect punishment – but there is such a thing as a reasonable excuse. In one case, a man who failed to notify the tax authorities of his obligation to pay the High Income Child Benefit Charge was relieved of financial penalties by the First-tier Tribunal (FTT). Continue reading »
15th November 2021
The ongoing battle over the ownership of Bluebird K7, the record-breaking boat in which Donald Campbell lost his life, continues to cast a shadow over this British engineering and sporting icon. Continue reading »
Digital technology and the onset of the internet age has greatly increased the risk of mass harm arising from wrongful processing of personal data. In a landmark case, however, Google has seen off a £3 billion claim lodged on behalf of four million people who were alleged to be victims of such unlawful conduct. Continue reading »