Business protection

With the appropriate documentation in place, the damage can be minimised and you can ...


Business transactions & TUPE

We also advise businesses and insolvency practitioners on the impact of TUPE ("Transfer of ...


Data protection

Whether you need to deal with a complaint from a customer, you need a policy to cover employee data...


Employee investigations

Often organisations will not have capacity to carry out internal investigations themselves or will ...


Employment documentation

Believing that prevention is better than cure, we can help you to avoid employee claims by ...


Employment law training

Essential employment law Managing sickness absence Dealing effectively with ...


Employment tribunals

We’ll assess your chances of success at the outset, and give you a commercial view on how best to ...


Equality & diversity

We can help you: Prevent discrimination claims Defend claims and represent you in ...


Further Education

At Actons we work with further education colleges across the region, and provide advice and ...


Multiple settlement agreements

Less hassle We act for employees all over the country in person, by e-mail or phone. Where 5 ...


Redundancy & restructuring

If redundancy is a possibility, we have wide experience of advising employers of all sizes on the ...


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"The key area where they add value is their operational focus and practical approach. They have a superb ability to provide commercial solutions based on a real understanding of our business objectives. I have no hesitation in recommending Nic and the other members of the employment team at Actons."

Paul Broderick, Director of Human Resources at Bathstore

"Claire Bell heads the 'commercially focused' team at Actons, which was strengthened in 2012 by the arrival of employee investigations expert Nic Elliott from Wragge & Co LLP. The firm carries out major advisory work for a mix SMEs and further education colleges, and advises NHS employees on redundancies. Other clients include Gullivers Theme Parks and Leicester College."

The Legal 500 2013

"Actons have worked with Leicester College on employment matters for a number of years. They have a good understanding of our needs as an employer, the work we do and the environment within which we operate. The advice they provide is unfailingly prompt, practical and clear about the actions we need to take and the potential risks for the College. When needed Actons have successfully and effectively represented the College in dealing with Employment Tribunal and other claims."

Rod Wood, Director of Human Resources at Leicester College

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