• Human Resources, Mediation and Employee Relations Advice, Support & Expertise

    For New Businesses and Established SMEs in London and the South

    Our Services

We apply over 10 years of experience in employee relations and employment law to help businesses maintain productive relationships with their most valuable resource.

From micro businesses to SMEs, we can give your company the ability to manage employment-related issues with a level of expertise that is normally only available to large corporates - without the need for an in-house Employment Law and Human Resources team.

Employee Relations Services

Based in Twickenham in London, our experience ranges from Employment Law to managing Human Resources - enabling us to provide highly-skilled support to businesses throughout the employment life-cycle.

Emma Farrington LLB(Hons) - Director

Emma Farrington, the founder and director of Employee Relations Services, is a trained employment lawyer who has worked in human resources, with high-profile city companies, for more than 10 years - both in-house and in private practice.

Emma is also an independent mediator, accredited by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) to mediate employment and workplace disputes.

With a proven track record in managing often challenging employee relations issues effectively and efficiently, she offers small businesses and SMEs access to corporate-standard service.

From ensuring that contracts, policies and procedures are fit for purpose, through the day-to-day management of issues such as absence and restructuring, to training your management team, she can guide and support your business - every step of the way.


For New Businesses

Employing staff in a new business can be a complex process. Now you can focus on recruiting the right people, whilst we handle the rest ...

Our "Kick Start" service is specifically designed to meet the needs of small and micro business startups.

We will create the suite of documents that are required when taking on staff for the first time (including employment contracts, policies and procedures, and staff handbooks) and back this up with expert legal advice relating to the process of engaging and working with new employees – assuring you of getting it right, right from the start …

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For Established SMEs

With the benefit of over a decade of experience in successfully managing complex employment issues at corporate level, we understand the whole range of employee relations matters that SMEs can be faced with, and can support you at every stage, including with:
  • Reviewing Contracts and Employee Handbooks
  • Updating Policies and Procedures
  • Managing Absences
  • Implementing Restructuring and Redundancies
  • Handling Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
  • Mediation for Employment and Workplace Disputes
  • TUPE
  • In-House Training and Seminars

Our Range of Services

We provide a range of different employee relations services, each of which can be tailored to your exact requirements. Please don't hesitate to contact us to discuss the particular needs of your business, and to arrange an initial consultation.

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