Employment Law in Rural Business

We have a long experience of working with agricultural and rural businesses and specialise in agricultural employment law issues.

Employment Law in Rural Business

If you run a business and employ people you need to be clear on your obligations as an employer and their rights. Our employment specialists have long experience of working with agricultural and rural businesses including farmers, distributors, picking and storage operations as well as equestrian based businesses.

How we can help your rural business

We give practical and clear advice on all aspects of employment law including:

If you are a farmer with seasonal workers, we can help you manage licensing requirements and ensure effective contractual arrangements are in place.

We can also assist you when disputes arise and have long experience in representing clients at employment tribunals

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