Employment law and tribunal services 


Our Employment law team has built a top-notch reputation for providing fair, affordable and socially responsible employment and discrimination advice and tribunal services since 2012.

Fair and affordable legal services

If you’re facing challenges with any aspect of employment or discrimination, our Employment Law and Discrimination Service has only one priority – and that’s you. We have a long-standing reputation for securing the best possible outcome for our clients while we minimise both the stress and cost of managing grievances, whether you are the employee or the employer.

Our specialist employment and discrimination advice, casework and representation service can help with all manner of employment and discrimination matters including:

Unfair dismissal  |  Wrongful dismissal  |  Constructive dismissal

Breach of Contract  |  Redundancy  |  Discrimination  |  Statutory Rights

TUPE transfers  |  Unpaid wages  |  Sick pay  |  Maternity and paternity rights  Grievance procedures  |  Flexible working  |  Holiday pay and entitlements

Terms and conditions  |  Health and safety  |  Working time regulations 

Disciplinary procedures  |  Zero hour contracts  |  Minimum wage 

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Download a pdf leaflet about our employment law services here

If you need help with an employment or discrimination matter please get in touch to talk it through.

100% of clients surveyed said they were satisfied with the Job Law service, and 90% said they would recommend us to others

Advice and representation for employees

If you believe you are being unfairly treated in some way in your workplace, or you need help to understand your rights and responsibilities – as an employee or those of your employer – we can help. We offer:

Pay as you go employment and discrimination advice
Affordable costs, you’ll find us much lower than most high street legal services
Fixed fee employment tribunal representation
Easy access to advice, including by phone, email or video conferencing
Services available nationally as well as across the North East region
Support and advice regarding settlement agreements with an employer

Our specialist team also have many years of experience in tribunal representation across England and Wales, as well as having supported clients throughout the North East region. To give you peace of mind, once we have supported you to prepare for a tribunal our fees for representation are fixed, avoiding spiralling costs in complex cases that extend beyond the planned schedule.

If you need help please just get in touch so we can talk through your needs.

“Society Matters offers a great service, helpful and supportive”

Employment Law service client, October 2019

Training and advice for employers

For Society Matters cic delivering socially responsible employment law and discrimination services is as much about supporting employers to know and understand their rights and responsibilities as it is about supporting employees.

We are able to deliver in-house training and consultancy services across the full spectrum of employment law and discrimination matters. 

If you believe you need to improve your knowledge to ensure you are able to stand out as a socially responsible employer, please get in touch to talk through your requirements and we can tailor a programme to suit your needs.

If you need help please just get in touch so we can talk through your needs. 

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