Employment Law and HR Advice for the Social Care Sector
As the number of older people and those requiring specialised care increases, so does demand for social care. While this brings opportunities for service providers, this fast-moving and heavily regulated sector can also be a minefield requiring specialist, expert HR and legal advice. KLG Law regularly advise providers in the social care sector, assisting with everything from contracts and employee handbooks to policies, procedures and documentation.
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We understand the unique challenges confronting the social care sector; faced with increased demand, high staff turnover and rising costs, there is still pressure to improve patient outcomes within a safe, open, financially affordable environment. Providers must also manage integration and a high degree of regulation, while remaining patient-centred at all times.
KLG Law is one of the leading HR and employment organisations acting on behalf of care homes in the UK, as well as working with a variety of other operators including residential and nursing, specialist and learning disability, retirement villages, housing associations, children’s services, domiciliary care providers and supported living.
Our profound sector knowledge allows us to deliver expert advice, risk assessment, due diligence and clear, pragmatic solutions to deal with HR and employment law issues including but not limited to:
- Internal policies and procedures
- Training and professional development
- Compliant onboarding of migrant workers
- Immigration and global mobility
- Employment contracts
- Pay issues
- Working Time Regulations
- Managing absence
- Performance-related matters
- Disciplinary proceedings
- Employment claims and disputes
- Employee grievances and complaints
- Redundancy programmes
- Correctly handling maternity rights / leave
- Prevention of and issues with disability discrimination
- Regulatory issues
- Whistleblowing complaints
- Safeguarding concerns
- Providing a safe space for staff to work in
- Implementing social care health and safety guidance (e.g. CQC guidelines in England)
KLG’s employment-law solicitors will ensure correct practice is always followed and that contracts, internal policies and procedures comply with legislation and are appropriate, effective and up to date, reflecting the latest changes in employment law and social care sector-specific regulations.
Our expert team help social care providers maximise the positive impact on those they support, whilst protecting and growing their operational, commercial and reputational success.
Why should you choose KLG Law?
– Our support helpline provides regular access to HR and employment law advice
– We give practical advice to protect your interests at every stage
– With our predictable monthly fixed fee you avoid nasty surprises
– You get access to unlimited telephone advice
– We believe in giving a personalised service rather than using faceless call centres
– You’re assigned a dedicated advisor who understands your specific needs
– Everyone you speak to at KLG Law is legally qualified
– We issue bespoke solutions instead of relying on templated documents
– We work just like an in-house legal team supporting your current HR function
– We love visiting our clients and are always happy to come to you
– If you need support onsite we can step in, just like an extension of your team
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KLG Law are able to work remotely with most clients nationwide. Call us today on 0330 221 0684 for a free 15 minute consultation or contact us for further details on how we can provide legal and HR support to your small business.
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