Managing these areas is becoming more and more complex and at Sentient we understand how your business can be thrown into chaos by regulations. That’s why we pride ourselves on our ability to take good care of the legal side, leaving you free to run your business.
Most small organisations do not have the luxury of qualified in house HR services departments. However experience tells us that with the complexities of Employment Law and the ever increasing number of laws regarding Health and Safety and Food Hygiene, it is inevitable that there will be times where specialist knowledge is required. That’s where Sentient can help
Our HR and Employment Law team act as your own/in-house HR department, providing help and guidance on anything from Employee Handbooks, to advising on Employment Tribunal matters. Similarly our Health and Safety specialists are there to provide advice on risk assessments, develop your Health and Safety Policy and carry out accident investigations if required.
Sentient is not a regulated law firm, however does employ individual solicitors who are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) personally. That authorisation and regulation does not apply to Sentient Group Limited and it does not cover other areas of work we offer, or work carried out by other members of our team.
We can provide Employment Law advice, HR Services Support and Health & Safety advice to our clients round the clock 24 x 7. We also assign you a specific advisors so you are able to speak to the same people each time.
Our company is specialised. We only deal with Employment Law, Heath and Safety and Food Safety, unlike many of our competitors who have a wider range of legal and advisory services. Being so specialised means we deal with the same sort of issues day in day out, we’ve pretty much seen everything, so we are in a better position to advise clients on all aspects of HR Services, Employment Law, Health and Safety and Food Hygiene even the rare and unusual ones.
All our Employment Law, Health and Safety and Food Hygiene advisors work exclusively with employers (rather than employees) and we are unashamedly on the side of the employer. Rather than just provide advice and let you get on with it, we will work actively with you in a practical way that meets the needs of your business. We provide pragmatic advice, cut out the legal jargon and will work in your business providing support as if we were your own legal team.
Dealing with solicitors, trades union officials and other employee representatives, health and safety inspectors or food hygiene inspectors can be a daunting prospect for employers. Our Employment Law, Health and Safety and Food Hygiene advisors deal with these sorts of people every day and will do so, on your behalf, as if they were part of your company.
Probably less than you think! We provide bespoke quotes for every job we do or contract we propose. The charges are based on your type of business, the types of services that you require, the complexity and extent of the tasks and support required and the size of your business. We offer annual contracts, paid monthly and ad hoc contracts to cover specific one off events that employers may face; such as an Employment Tribunals or setting up a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) system. With all of our Employment Law, Health and Safety and Food Hygiene services you only pay for what you need.
Our HR and Employment Law experts act as your own in-house HR department, providing help and guidance on anything from Employee Handbooks, to advising and participating in Employment Tribunals and Court Hearings. Similarly our Health and Safety specialists are there to provide advice on risk assessments, develop your Health and Safety Policy and carry out accident investigations on an as needed basis.
Some members of our team are employed solicitors, and they are individually regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority ("SRA").
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