Training & Support

Wiltshire employment solicitors guiding you through internal training and support functions

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.

Expert advice and guidance on

Dismissals & severance deals

Ensure you know your obligations

Claims and defences

Your employment law guide

Redundancies

Your local redundancies expert

Performance Management, Discipline and Grievance

Support with your process

Contracts and Handbooks

Your drafting experts

Company restructuring and succession

Your definitive guide

Company restructuring and succession

Your definitive guide

Disciplinaries & grievances

What you need to know

Contracts and Handbooks

Your drafting experts

Performance Management, Discipline and Grievance

Support with your process

Redundancies

Your local redundancies expert

Claims and defences

Your employment law guide

Training and support

Empowering your business to grow

Dismissals & severance deals

Ensure you know your obligations

Your Employment Law and Employee Relations Update

Are you unsure of the next steps to take with your business? Want to be kept up to date with the latest employment laws? Then sign up to our Employment Bulletin for handy business insights!

Effectively using conflict to
resolve workplace disputes

Your local employment solicitor since 1882

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. 

Digmore Sid

Excellent service

I engaged the services of Goughs Solicitors in Trowbridge, in particular Ailie Peacock, to act on my behalf for the sale of my house. Ailie was always clear with her advice, acted in a timely manor and answered any questions I had almost immediately. She was very proactive in dealing with the other parties involved in a slightly convoluted chain.

Ailie also managed a very late request from our buyers with calm efficiency and the utmost professionalism. The end result was a smooth sale and completion, with remarkably little stress on our part. I would not hesitate from using them again.

2021-02-27

Margaret Wilson

Clear concise advice

Quick response to e-mails or phone calls. Will certainly use again in the near future. Clear concise advice patiently given!

2021-03-09

Mr Ian Liddle

Excellent service

Excellent service as usual.

2021-04-01

Alan

Superb once again.

Superb once again. Goughs provides outstanding service... professional in getting the job done and conducted with grace and care. Thank you Goughs!

2021-04-01

Ashley Stone

Rhianna Cole

The solicitor I dealt with at Goughs, Rhianna Cole, was an absolute star, I cannot fault her in any way at all. She made everything in the situation I was in so easy to understand, and she guided me through an extremely stressful time, with extreme professionalism, yet a very personal and sensitive touch. Can't big them up enough.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

2021-04-01

Matt Saunders

Made first-time buying a (relatively) simple process!

Sophie was very attentive and responsive and understood the need to act quickly in regard to our purchase process. She was diligent with the paperwork and was very easy to talk to and clear at explaining what was required in terms of action from our side and from the seller.

2021-04-08

Testimonials

David Philpott

Personable and professional.  Kevin is a contemporary and relevant employment lawyer.

2020-05-14

Mr & Mrs C

Friendly exact explanations on all legal aspects, helpful throughout and always with a smile.

2020-08-05

CH

Very approachable.  Kevin's advice was explained in a clear and concise manner, without a lot of technical jargon.

2020-05-14

TH

I could not have wished for a more professional dedicated team, I am so grateful for all their help and support, I would highly recommend Goughs solicitors to family and friends.

2020-07-07

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.

Why you should put your
business in Gough's hands

Locality

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

Knowledge

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

Experience

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

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.

Kevin Basnett

Managing Partner

As the firm's managing partner Kevin deals with employment law matters in a pragmatic and logical manner to offer realistic, fair and reasonable recommendations to all clients.

Related Pages

The purpose and importance of an employment contract

Your definitive guide

Disciplinary and grievance procedures

Everything you need to know

Redundancies

Performance & Management

Disciplinaries & Grievances

Company restructuring, reorganisation and succession

Redundancies, Dismissals & Your Rights

Contracts for Employees

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