Year on year well over 100,000 employment tribunal claims are issued against UK employers. The last official statistics were before the pandemic and showed that employment claims have increased by 18%. We expect that this trend will only accelerate over the next few years.

Employees can bring claims against their employer even if there is no or little merit in relation to the claim. Unless protected by insurance, your organisation would then be put to the cost of defending this claim. The legal cost in defending an average Employment Tribunal claim exceeds £15,000.00. This does not include the cost for any settlement or award. Awards within the Employment Tribunal are uncapped and have been known to run into many hundreds of thousands of pounds in the most serious cases.

If you wish to add insurance onto your retainer with us, we offer a comprehensive Employment Tribunal Insurance policy that is very different from what is offered by the majority of our competitors and there is NO excess to pay should litigation arise

Additional Options

You may have restrictive covenants in your employment contracts to protect your business interests should an employee or ex-employee attempt to trade in competition with (or work for a competitor of) your business. The policy, if this option is selected, will pay the costs involved in resolving legal disputes that arise from restrictive covenants.

The policy, if this option is selected, will represent you to appeal against the decision of a licensing or other authority, to change the terms of, suspend or revoke your business license or compulsory registration.

The policy, if this option is selected, will provide legal defence cover in the event your business (or Directors) is prosecuted under Health & Safety legislation.

The policy, if this option is selected, will represent you in the event you are prosecuted under the Data Protection Act 2018 or receive a notice of formal investigation / disciplinary hearing by any professional or regulatory body.

What our clients say

At Harrogate Neighbours the senior team are keen to ensure that the organisation meets all employment laws and legislation and to give the appropriate support to their staff in relation to the workplace, and that everyone is treated fairly.  The service and advice provided by Ison Harrison as our employment law firm underpins the ethos of our organisation and gives us the confidence to deal with all  our HR issues and know that we have that expert help on hand when required.

Harrogate Neighbours

Employment for Businesses
2021-06-16T13:43:47+01:00

Harrogate Neighbours

At Harrogate Neighbours the senior team are keen to ensure that the organisation meets all employment laws and legislation and to give the appropriate support to their staff in relation to the workplace, and that everyone is treated fairly.  The service and advice provided by Ison Harrison as our employment law firm underpins the ethos of our organisation and gives us the confidence to deal with all  our HR issues and know that we have that expert help on hand when required.
I have used HR Consultants for over 20 years. Based on my experience I am confident that IH will exceed the standard of service I have come to expect. The support I have received to date has been mindful of the sector of business I own and whilst I am able to delegate to my management team I know I will always be kept informed and consulted on key employment law issues.

EBS Services Ltd

Employment for Businesses
2021-06-20T21:18:21+01:00

EBS Services Ltd

I have used HR Consultants for over 20 years. Based on my experience I am confident that IH will exceed the standard of service I have come to expect. The support I have received to date has been mindful of the sector of business I own and whilst I am able to delegate to my management team I know I will always be kept informed and consulted on key employment law issues.
At Quest Waste Management Ltd our workforce is vital to the continuing rapid growth and success of our business.  Ison Harrison’s Employment Law and HR Service provides our HR and senior management team with legally sound and practical advice to help us achieve our commercial aims. We see Ison Harrison as a long term partner of our business, as its support and advice is first class.

Quest Waste Management Ltd

Employment for Businesses
2021-07-16T10:26:30+01:00

Quest Waste Management Ltd

At Quest Waste Management Ltd our workforce is vital to the continuing rapid growth and success of our business.  Ison Harrison’s Employment Law and HR Service provides our HR and senior management team with legally sound and practical advice to help us achieve our commercial aims. We see Ison Harrison as a long term partner of our business, as its support and advice is first class.
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