Legal advice for the entirety of the employment life-cycle

We advise a portfolio of corporate clients, from small businesses to multi-nationals, and across sectors and industries. We have a strong reputation within Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, but we also advise clients in London and across the UK.

Our clients benefit from advice provided at a Partner or Senior Associate level from highly experienced lawyers and litigators from both local and City firms but without the associated costs.

We advise our employer clients on the entirety of the employment life-cycle. We commonly advise on:

  • Performance management, disciplinaries and grievances
  • Executive recruitment
  • Whistleblowing
  • Managing dismissals
  • Enforcement of non-compete and confidentiality agreements
  • Equal opportunities and discrimination
  • Restructuring and redundancy programmes
  • TUPE and outsourcing
  • Mediation of employment disputes
  • Tribunal claims and process
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Worker status issues
  • Training and knowledge sharing

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Jackie Cuneen provides advice for employment relations cases. She has a pragmatic approach to problem-solving and is clear in relation to risk in order that the business can make commercial decisions advisedly. She is able to translate legal language into language easily understood by managers who need to be brought into the process.
The team is always responsive, fully understand our business needs and ensure they explain options and risks fully but simply.

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Misconduct outside of work

In the ordinary course of events, employers have little to no involvement in their employee’s personal lives and actions outside of work. But what happens when the employee does or says something outside of the workplace which the employer feels may have a material impact on their business? Employers will become interested in employees’ extra-curricular

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Misconduct outside of work

In the ordinary course of events, employers have little to no involvement in their employee’s personal lives and actions outside of work. But what happens when the employee does or says something outside of the workplace which the employer feels may have a material impact on their business? Employers will become interested in employees’ extra-curricular

Legal implications of Covid-19 on the manufacturing sector

As we start to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic, we address at some of the issues which have arisen for our commercial property, corporate and employment clients in the manufacturing sector and what this may mean for the industry as a whole going forward. To download the document, please click here https://www.machins.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Legal-Implications-in-the-Manufacturing-Sector.pdf

New ‘one-stop’ watchdog to provide more protection for workers

The government is to introduce a new watchdog organisation to protect workers’ rights and prevent unfair practices. Responsibility for tackling modern slavery, enforcing the minimum wage and protecting agency workers – currently spread across 3 different bodies – will be brought under one roof, creating a comprehensive new authority, which will ensure businesses that break