Employment - health and care

We will support you with employment law opportunities and challenges at an early stage and help you secure your objectives and commercial interests in line with sector best practice.

The focus on integrated care systems means workforce matters remain a key priority. Our well-recognised knowledge of the health and care sector and our strategic advice help clients to maximise workforce performance and flexibility by empowering you to get the results needed – whether in complex medical staffing disputes or multi-party transactions with TUPE issues.

Our dedicated health and care employment team provides advice and effective, timely support on the full range of employment matters in the sector.

Our lawyers

Our lawyers offer straightforward and accessible advice which draws on a close understanding both of your organisation and the wider health and care sector.

Our experience

Examples of our work include:

  • Advising on organisational change and major transactions involving TUPE, New Fair Deal, contractual variation, integrated working, mergers and redundancy.
  • Advising on grievances, disciplinary and capability issues, working time, industrial action, trade unions, pay and benefits including holiday pay and equal pay.
  • Successfully defending complex claims involving discrimination and whistleblowing and claims of injunctive relief sought under the provisions of ‘Maintaining High Professional Standards in the Modern NHS’.
  • Advising on cases of national significance, including in respect of medical staff and senior managers and nationally agreed terms and conditions.

Our clients

We provide employment advice to a diverse range of over 100 health and care organisations across the NHS and independent sector, including providers, commissioners, government and regulators.

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