We have a proven track record of carrying out due diligence for business acquisitions, whether TUPE applies or not, identifying relevant factors which need to be taken account of in acquiring a new workforce.
We also advise businesses and insolvency practitioners on the impact of TUPE (“Transfer of Undertaking (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006”).
We’ll identify when the regulations apply and help avoid the many possible traps in the legislation.
"‘Very personable’ practice head Nic Elliott, also leads the employee investigation team which handles large-scale investigations, in particular regarding fraud, whistleblowing and harassment."The Legal 500 2018 (Employment)
"Nic is an exceptional lawyer with fantastic people skills. He was able to quickly get under the skin of our business, challenge us on how things should be structured legally and delivered documentation that is effective and simple to understand. He brings a wealth of large corporate experience and can apply it to your business whether you are an SME or a larger corporate. I can't ever see us needing to look elsewhere for our employment law needs."Jonathan English, Managing Director – Skeleton
The Legal 500 2021: EmploymentActons advise on a wide range of employment and HR issues for owner-managed businesses and SMEs, as well as household name clients such as Iceland Foods and Bistrot Pierre. The team's key strengths include advising on Employment Tribunals, absence management and providing training. James Symons, who was promoted to director, is 'friendly, calm and incredibly knowledgeable'. Practice head Nic Elliott is an 'engaging partner' and maintains a strong 'rapport' with his clients.
“Nic understands our business objectives and works to help me achieve them. It’s great working together and he and the team at Actons are responsive and genuinely commercial in their approach. They come highly recommended by me!”Nimira Kassam: Head of HR – Commify
“I’ve worked with Nic and the team at Actons since I founded the business. They’ve supported our success and provided great advice at each stage as we’ve grown and developed as a business. They’re commercial, proactive and personable, and I can’t recommend them enough.”Billy Berridge: Managing Director – Dewey Group