A new year, a new lockdown but we’re still here to help.
Following on from the Government’s recent announcement of a third national lockdown, we would like to reassure our clients that it is still very much business as usual here at Mincoffs Solicitors.
Our experienced team are all fully operational at home and continue to be contactable by email or direct dial, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling our switchboard 0191 281 6151 between 9am and 5pm.
If you are a prospective client with a new enquiry, please call 0191 212 7773 and speak to our marketing team who will be happy to help or email email@example.com.
All appointments will continue to take place over the phone or via online services such as Zoom or Skype unless agreed in advance. Documents can be dropped off securely and will be dealt with immediately by on-site staff.
The safety of our employees, clients and their families continues to be of prime importance to us and we would like to reassure you that we have complied with the Government’s guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19. See the steps we have taken here: Workplace Covid-19 Secure Certificate
We can also help with employment related claims including Employment Tribunal litigation, employment related injunctions and breach of contract claims in the High Court.
Mincoffs Solicitors are a member firm of United Employment Lawyers (UEL) and as such offer an Employment Practice Liability Insurance solution that helps deliver peace of mind. Click here to find out more.
As part of our commitment to our clients, our experienced Employment Team have produced a straight forward and user friendly anti-discrimination training guide and accompanying case studies for employers. For further information click here.
Our experienced team of employment solicitors can provide practical advice on:
Employment Tribunal Disputes Solicitors Newcastle
Disputes between employer and employee in the workplace will inevitably occur and you may find yourself faced with a claim.Read more
Employment Contracts Solicitors Newcastle
An employment contract is an agreement between an employer and the employee which sets out their employment rights, responsibilities and duties.
Redundancies and Restructures Solicitors Newcastle
Businesses today are forever changing. If your business finds it necessary to restructure, it may unfortunately result in redundancies.Read more
TUPE Solicitors Newcastle
TUPE stands for ‘Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006’ and is designed to protect certain rights of employees when the business that they work for is transferred from one owner to another.Read more
Settlement Agreements Solicitors Newcastle
Settlement agreements are legally binding contracts between an employer and employee that are usually entered in to upon termination of employment.Read more
Occupational Pension Schemes Solicitors
Our team of experienced employment solicitors can provide advice to trustees regarding all types of occupational pension schemes including merging schemes and the winding up of schemes.Read more
All employers need to know how to discipline their employees fairly.Read more
Social Media Policies
The figures relating to social media usage are astounding. There are currently 2.3 billion active social media users across the world but what is acceptable use of social media in the workplace and how can you protect your business against online risk?Read more
If you believe you have been unfairly or constructively dismissed, you have 3 months from the date of dismissal to pursue an unfair dismissal claim against your former employer at an Employment Tribunal.Read more
A staff or company handbook is a document which sets out rules, policies and procedures which do not appear in the contract of employment.Read more
Discrimination Solicitors Newcastle
Workplace discrimination means being treated less favourably than someone else because of a protected characteristic.Read more
Workplace Policies Solicitors Newcastle
Workplace policies and procedures are essential when it comes to running your business smoothly.Read more
Mincoffs’ expert employment team can advise employees on your rights as well as help you pursue a claim if you believe you have been wrongfully dismissed or discriminated against as a result of making a protected disclosure.Read more
Equal pay means that employees are legally entitled to be paid the same as colleagues of the opposite sex who are in the same employment and undertaking the same work.Read more
Paid annual leave is a worker’s legal right that must be upheld by employers; most ‘workers’ are entitled to at least 5.6 weeks’ paid holiday a year.Read more
For a responsive, commercially aware, friendly service contact:
Partner, Head of Employment
T: 0191 212 firstname.lastname@example.org