Drafting Employment Documentation

Price

Contract of Employment (Junior Employee)

  • A basic contract containing the required statutory particulars under relevant legislation.

£350 plus VAT

Contract of Employment / Director Service Agreement (Senior Employee or Director)

A contract containing the required particulars under the relevant legislation plus further provisions including but not limited to:-

  • Garden leave provisions
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Non-solicitation covenants
  • Non-dealing covenants
  • Non-compete covenants

£500 plus VAT

Staff Handbook (Short Form)

A basic staff handbook which contains an employer’s non-contractual policies and procedures.

Contains basic policies and those which are required by law (if not covered in contract of employment) including but not limited to:-

  • Disciplinary procedures and rules
  • Grievance procedures
  • Pensions
  • Health and safety
  • Whistleblowing

Recommended for small businesses

£450 plus VAT

Staff Handbook (Long Form)

A more detailed version handbook setting out the full breadth of an employer’s workplace policies and procedures

Contains all policies from staff handbook short form plus suggested policies which assist in avoid civil or criminal liability including but not limited to:-

  • Bribery
  • Equal opportunities
  • Data protection (GDPR compliance)
  • Social media

Recommended for large and medium businesses

£600 plus VAT

Drafting of Short Form Settlement Agreement

  • A simple agreement between an employer and employee to terminate an employee’s contract, as well as compromise the employee’s contractual and statutory claims
  • We can provide advice on settlement agreements to employees too. See our page covering this service here

£500 plus VAT

Drafting of Long Form Settlement Agreement

A comprehensive agreement between an employer and employee to terminate an employee’s contract as well as compromise the employee’s contractual and statutory claims.

Recommended when dealing with a Manager/Senior Employee/Director, dealing with issues such as :-

  • Restrictive covenants
  • Garden leave provisions
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Resignation of Directorship
  • Return of Company car

We can provide advice on settlement agreements to employees too. See our page covering this service here.

£600 plus VAT

What is included in the price:

  • Initial telephone conversation
  • Brief review and assessment of your current employment documents (where necessary)
  • Tailored advice depending on your business needs, sector and circumstances
  • Drafting your requested document(s)
  • Sending you a draft of the document for approval
  • Implanting any requested amendments

What is excluded from the price:

  • Meeting at your local office with a specialist employment lawyer (can be arranged at additional cost)
  • Meeting at your business premises (can be arranged at additional cost)
  • Tax advice
  • Legal advice outside of the service requested

Disbursements:

None anticipated 

How long will it take?

We aim to have a draft document to you within 2-3 working days from instruction.

What employment documents can we offer?

We can draft all employment documents, including but not limited to:

  • Employment contracts for junior employee
  • Employment contracts for senior employee to include restrictive covenants

Staff handbook short form to include basic policies such as:-

  • Holidays
  • Health and safety
  • Sickness absence
  • Expenses

Staff handbook long form to include all policies from short form and more detailed policies such as:-

  • Disciplinary
  • Grievance
  • Maternity
  • Social media
  • Homeworking
  • Redundancy
  • Apprenticeship agreements
  • Daily average hours agreements (care sector)
  • Settlement agreements
  • Partnership agreements
  • Director service agreement
  • Zero hours contract

Can you advise me what documents I need?

Yes, of course. When we take initial instructions from you we will advise on the recommended documents you should consider having drafted, taking into account your business needs and workforce. We will also separate out those documents which we consider to be necessary and those which are desirable, so that you can make an informed decision as to whether to go ahead with certain documents.

Why choose Attwells Solicitors?

Attwells are experienced in employment matters, advising employers and employees on all areas of employment law and HR. We take a personal approach to all our client relationships and seek to provide you with cost effective, pragmatic and commercially-minded advice. You will be provided with a direct dial and email address for your chosen lawyer, giving you a direct line to your adviser from the very start.

When will I pay?

Attwells Solicitors will ask you for money on account in advance of any document being drafted.

How to instruct Attwells Solicitors?

Instructing us is simple. You can either click on the instruct button below to register your interest or you can call your local office. We have offices in Ipswich, Colchester and London. When instructing us please inform us of the office you would like to use.

 

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