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Your rights as an employee in the workplace

Your rights as an employee in the workplace

Wiltshire’s leading employment lawyers - How can Goughs support you?

HR professionals, business owners and managers are required to have an overview of employment law in order to be able to function effectively within their roles. This will also help to protect the business from any future complaint or claim. 

Our legal specialists can provide tailored and bespoke training to your business, ensuring that the advice you receive is up-to-date and effective.

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The importance of in-house training

At Goughs we believe that providing training on a variety of employments matters is important, not only to foster relationships, but to empower you and your business to function within the law whilst also making your business a great and harmonious place to work.

We lean on our years of experience, both as a business ourselves and having advised and worked with many employers to put a structured training programme in place to suit you. 

Our clients rate us excellent

Sue Greenman

Everything was completed professionally and within my tight time scales. I would like to say thank you and would definitely go back to Goughs should I need help in the future.

Ali McBrine

Thank you Alice Blackmore for your fantastic professional support, with care, compassion and kindness, of our need for explanation and understanding of the system and language in a lot of correspondence. Thank you too for being always being honest and empathic of our feelings.

Andrew Alvis

Another well-managed transaction handled promptly and professionally by Nadine Cook and her team. We have used Goughs before, will use again and would not hesitate to recommend their services to anybody.

Phil Carter

Goughs Solicitors provide a friendly, professional and extremely reassuring service. The whole team, especially Georgina Catlin, are empathetic and provide sound advice when required, you definitely feel you are in safe hands.

Your employment law questions answered

All training provided is based around your requirements as a business. 

Topics we can cover include, but are not limited to:

  • Contracts
  • Dismissals and grievance procedures
  • Recruitment
  • Restructuring and reorganisation of the workplace 
  • Management or performance processes and issues
  • Succession planning

At Goughs, our employment specialists can draft and tailor contracts and policies to fit your business needs, whilst ensuring they are reasonable and enforceable. We can help with both writing and reviewing existing contracts and advising on breach of employment contract issues. 

We have built up many years of experience and our team not only offer advice to businesses but also advise on broader business planning issues and sit on various advisory boards, ensuring that our advice and expertise looks beyond the contract itself and ensures all advice really is in the best interest of the future of the business.

Your employment law team

Rebecca Dennis

Senior Associate, Head of Employment

Rebecca's professional background is unique in that she worked for more than 20 years as a barrister providing legal advice, drafting and advocacy for her clients and more recently provided specialist trouble-shooting services on employment law and employee relations at a leading international HR outsourcing company. She is now proud to lead the Employment Department at Goughs.

Why you should put your business in Goughs hands


With offices throughout Wiltshire, we are here for face to face, or virtual appointments at a time to suit you.


We draw from a wide range of disciplines to support you in keeping your business moving forward.


Goughs have been providing legal services to businesses across the south west since 1882.

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