Rural enterprises in many instances employ staff and therefore need to understand and operate within the employment legislation. Our employment laws are both at times complex and subject to many changes and updates. Having an experienced employment law team to call upon for advice and support is vital to avoid costly and lengthy disputes.
In some rural sectors, for example fruit growing, there is also the need to recruit seasonal workers. We are experienced in advising on the use of fixed term contracts and agency workers to deal with such seasonal fluctuations.
Our employment team offers a broad range of services, including advising on agricultural workers' rights including different pay, working time and sickness provisions;