rwk goodman

Expert employment advice for your care business

Key Contact 

James Sage 

Partner, Health & Social Care I Employment & HR

T: 01225 730231 ext: 1187 M: 07508 297597


Royds Withy King, The Social Care experts

HR and employment law advice at RWK Goodman

Your business and its staff are heavily regulated by CQC so dealing with staff issues requires specialist knowledge of the regulatory system. Our solicitors have substantial experience in advising care providers on employment and related regulatory issues. These include:

  • Recruitment and retention
  • Compliance with the National Minimum / Living Wage
  • Suspending staff and taking disciplinary action
  • Whistleblowing and safeguarding investigations
  • Disclosure and Barring Service referrals
  • Managing sickness absence and poor performance
  • Grievance and discrimination investigations
  • Business immigration
  • TUPE advice on the sale or purchase of a business or on the re-tender of local authority funded contracts
  • Employment contracts for care staff and Registered Managers
  • Policies and staff handbooks for care staff
  • HR training

Our employment lawyers work in a forward thinking way, helping you to build workforce strategies to keep your workforce engaged, retain your best talent, and reduce risks and potential problems.

As and when you encounter employee relations issues , our team of employment lawyers will help you deal with those issues efficiently and effectively, saving valuable management time and cost.

To ensure we provide you with the best advice, we take time to get to know your business so that we understand the challenges you face as an employer. Our advice is clear and pragmatic, and we offer a range of cost-effective solutions so you can budget for legal costs with no surprises.

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