Growing your business by recruiting staff can be fraught with challenges, hear how to take this important step with confidence

Event details

In conjunction with Richmondshire Business Week, Hannah Thomas, Solicitor at FSB Legal Services, will explain how growing your business through recruitment of additional staff can be done confidently and safely. This will include changes in employment practices post-COVID19 in respect of work environments and flexible/home working requests. Her presentation will include:

  • Taking on a new employee (or a first employee) including right to work checks
  • Avoiding Claims and Disputes with employees
  • Post Covid world of work – flexible and home working and covid health and safety considerations

This will be followed by open Q&A for any employment advice.

Hannah qualified as a solicitor in 2007 at a medium-sized central London firm, originally practising in commercial litigation. She has acted for both employers and employees in contentious and non-contentious Employment Law matters, including Tribunal work and drafting contracts and handbooks for employers. She has been specialising in employment law since 2009 and now provides advice to FSB members, businesses and HR professionals on all aspects of employment law on behalf of Markel Law LLP for FSB Legal Services.

Markel Law LLP (Markel Law) is an independent SRA authorised and regulated legal business offering services to both insured and non-insured clients. They are expert in legal services and specialise in civil and employment disputes and regulatory law. Their legal advice line for FSB Legal Services helps many thousands of callers every year and their Law Hub is used by FSB Members on a daily basis.

This event is free of charge and open to all businesses regardless of where you are based, both FSB members and non-members are welcome to attend, so feel free to share with your networks. 

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