Employment Law For Businesses

Employment Law is a fast changing and complex area where expert advice is often necessary.

Advising businesses from a variety of sectors our Employment Law team work with you to acheive speedy and satisfactory outcomes. We understand that maintaining a good working relationship with employees is vital for business success and we’re here to help.

Through experience we know that employment law issues can become costly, time consuming and sometimes stressful if you don’t get on top of them quickly. Timms employment law specialists can provide high quality legal advice for all types of businesses promptly and efficiently.

This page is dedicated to helping companies and businesses of all sizes. If you are an individual employee, please click through onto our dedicated page;

Our Expertise

Covering the East Midlands and beyond, we have offices in Derby, Ashby, Burton and Swadlincote, specialising in the following areas of employment law for businesses and business owners:

  • Tribunal Representation
  • Employment Contracts & Handbooks
  • Disciplinary & Grievances
  • Misconduct & Dismissal
  • Absence Management
  • Furlough & The Government’s Job Retention Scheme
  • Re-organisation, Redundancy and Lay Off
  • Discrimination
  • TUPE
  • In-House Training
  • Settlement Agreements

Our flexible, tailored approach will provide you with proactive legal guidance for now and in the future.

Employment Law Subscription ServiceTimms Employment Law HUB

Working in partnership with you and your business, we offer a three tiered subscription service which gives you access to online Employment Law & HR resources and ongoing legal advice. We are transparent with our fees and all three subscription tiers are a fixed cost, allowing you to budget where necessary.

Designed with businesses and companies in mind, the three levels of the ‘HUB’ support you with our employment law document archive and include key information on Contracts, Handbooks, Policies & Procedures, Redundancy, Lay Off, Misconduct, Absence Management, Settlement Agreements, Pregnancy & Maternity and Flexible Working.

Commitment to our HUB ensures that your business is up to date with the latest employment law legislation. Further information can be found below:

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Employment Law Advice Clinics

We understand that Employment Law and HR issues can be a huge challenge for small and medium sized businesses. That’s why we have created our employment law advice clinic so that you can discuss any outstanding issues or ask any burning questions.

Our clinics, managed by our Employment Law Solicitor Emma Spandrzyk, are a 30 minute appointment, free of charge. All appointments will be via telephone or video conferencing (Zoom or Microsoft Teams) so it doesn’t matter where you are situated. No travel is required, making the appointment completely Covid secure.

For more information and to get in touch click here.

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    Tailored To You

    We are proud of our personal but professional approach and you’ll find us accessible, straight talking and pragmatic.

    We will:

    – Offer advice in a practical and focused way
    – Always be transparent about our fees and costs
    – Ensure that you have a dedicated employment expert to advise on your matter (no call centres here!)
    – Work closely with you to achieve an effective solution


    • Derby

    • Ashby

    • Burton

    • Swadlincote

    Results that speak for themselves

    • The professionalism, work ethic and courtesy shown by Emma Spandrzyk with regard to my employment queries were second to none. The support and feedback given were excellent, nothing was too much trouble, and everything was resolved quickly. She is a real credit to the business - Mr D
    • For me, it helped having an employment expert - knowledgeable, supportive and I felt comfortable & confident in the advice given. Sharon, who took my initial call was excellent, not only in just booking my consultation meeting but in dealing with documentation and the timeliness of answering emails etc.