HR and employment law advice and support

Our in-house HR and employment law advisory service provides expert guidance on good practice as well as free advice to employers experiencing problems with employment matters. We also offer a legal representation and indemnity (LRI) package.

Helping you manage employment issues

MDDUS members can contact the team for advice and best practice guidance on a wide range of issues, including:

  • Problems related to repeated or prolonged absence

  • Recruitment and selection advice

  • Disciplinary and grievance issues

  • Issues relating to drafting, updating or maintaining employment contracts

  • Sub-standard or ongoing performance matters

  • Managing a redundancy situation

Contact the helpline

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The MDDUS in-house HR and employment law advisory helpline is free and fully accessible during core hours, 9-5pm, for MDDUS members who are employers and practice managers within MDDUS practice schemes. Outside these times, an emergency service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year from our specialist employment advisers.

FAQs

Click here to find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the HR and employment law service.

FAQs

HR and employment law factsheets

The MDDUS HR and employment law advisory team have compiled a number of factsheets covering a range of topics including contractual changes, managing performance and grievance issues.

Browse our factsheets

Our team

Janice Sibbald

BA (Hons) HRM MCIPD

Employment law adviser

Liz Symon

Chartered CIPD

Employment law adviser