Discrimination law protects employees, workers and others on the grounds of sex, race, age, disability, pregnancy and maternity, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion or belief and sexual orientation.
We can help you:
- Prevent discrimination claims
- Defend claims and represent you in the Employment Tribunal
- Put policies in place to protect your business
- Training courses for management and team leaders on their obligations
- We can also provide advice and training on how to comply with organisations obligations under discrimination law, including the provision of goods and services and making reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.
“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
"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
"Actons have acted for NEST Management Limited for over 10 years on all legal matters including a range of complex agreements, trademarks, property and employment. During that time Simon has been our key advisor and has helped us in all aspects of our legal requirements. We are delighted to work with Simon who we see as vital extension of our own team and an important part of our Company’s success."Gerard Turvey, Managing Director of NEST Management
"‘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)
The Legal 500 2023: Employment"Actons is a growing employment law team focused on advising employers on employment tribunals, absence management and TUPE. The practice is also a founding member of the East Midlands HR Network, a not-for-profit organisation which runs HR events for professionals in the region. Nic Elliott heads the wider employment and dispute resolution practice, where he advises on the exit of senior employees and day to day employee relations. He also runs employee-related investigations, including fraud, discrimination, whistleblowing and grievances. James Symons is highlighted for tribunal work."