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Legal assistance

Access to expert legal help without building up unexpected costs

Whether you are negotiating the terms of a new contract, drafting documents, or need an expert to review current employment policies the ACT's partner DAS are there to help by giving you direct access to expert legal help without building up unexpected costs.

Fortunately as an ACT member, you already have access to DAS expert telephone advice and the online employment manual and to complement these services we can offer an extended range of discounted fixed-fee legal services, all through our partner DAS.  

 

Free Business legal health check

Make sure you have all the right policies, procedures and documents in place to protect your business. Simply download and complete the document (button below) and email it to healthcheck@das.co.uk.

The DAS legal team will then review and tell you what actions you may wish to take to be fully compliant.

 

Access the healthcheck

 

Please note: the healthcheck is free to ACT silver and gold members however the costs of any recommended legal services following the review may not be covered by the policy. This service is provided 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public and bank holidays. 

 

Redundancy approval 

Redundancies should be handled carefully in order to avoid any potential claims an employment tribunal.

If your business is planning any redundancies DAS legal advisers are available to offer specific guidance before you start any process or procedure with your employees. Simply download and complete the document (button below) and email it to newclaims@das.co.uk.

DAS legal advisers can then offer you guidance through the redundancy process.

 

Access the checklist

 

Please note: this service is provided 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday, excluding public and bank holidays.

 

Legal information and document building

An extensive selection of free or discounted legal document building tools and templates for you to use.

Documents available include:
  • employee application forms, offers of employment and contacts
  • sickness & absence
  • disciplinary, hearing and dismissal
  • plus many others

The policy and guidance section section contains easy to read summaries of important legislation like Employee Rights, Maternity Laws, Pensions Requirements and Data Protection - plus much more.

Click here to find out more about Business law.

 

Helplines

If you need professional, qualified advice click here to access our 24 hour helplines service.

 

Employment manual 

If you are looking for assistance with employment click here to access our online employment manual.



Service criteria

Legal assistance is a standard feature of Silver and Gold membership.

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