Contracts of Employment and Policies

Our employment team provides commercial advice to a range of employers across a wide range of industry sectors on employment law and HR matters.

We prepare bespoke contracts of employment and service agreements for our clients. Our focus is on preparing contracts which protect your business, and are relevant to your industry/sector.

We prepare detailed HR policies and staff handbooks. The following are typically included in a staff handbook.

  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Anti-harassment and Bullying Policy
  • Sickness Absence Policy
  • Capability Procedure
  • Disciplinary Rules
  • Disciplinary Procedure
  • Grievance Procedure
  • Whistleblowing Policy
  • Maternity Policy
  • Paternity Policy
  • Adoption Policy
  • Parental leave policy
  • Time Off for Dependant’s Policy
  • Compassionate Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Homeworking Policy
  • Time Off for Public Duties
  • No-smoking Policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Stress Policy
  • Substance Misuse Policy
  • Data Protection Policy
  • Electronic Information and Communications Systems Policy
  • Anti-corruption and bribery policies
  • Relocation policy
  • Travel allowance policy
  • Modern Slavery policy


“Philip has done work for me personally. Philip has also provided professional expertise to some of my clients who have been extremely happy with his advice. Philip is not only an extremely trustworthy and knowledgeable lawyer but is a very loyal and genuine person to deal with”. Ben Walter, Walter & Partners.

We look forward to working with you.


Contact details:

Philip Henson, Partner and Head of Employment Law


Telephone: 020 7549 7872