Employment law in Hampshire


Employment law in Hampshire is an important aspect in daily working life. The county was estimated as being populated by over 1.7 million people in 2008, with Portsmouth, Southampton and Winchester as being the biggest employers in the county. Ports have historically been large employers and Hampshire is home to the two largest ports in England. There is a large naval base in Portsmouth and Southampton handles a large proportion of the UK’s container freight. Farming is another historically important industry in the county and is well known for its dairy farming. Additionally, the tourism industry is a big employer in Hampshire and many tourists visit the New Forest National Park each year. Employment law in Hampshire covers many different industries and requirements.

If you have an employment issue there are over 40 Citizens Advice Bureaus in Hampshire at which you can find basic employment law information. To find a Citizens Advice Bureau local to your area you can search by visiting their website at www.citizensadvice.org.uk. However, you may find that Citizens Advice Bureau information will only go so far and if this is the case you may require the assistance of a solicitor. Contact Law can direct you to employment law solicitors throughout Hampshire. An employment law solicitor is trained in giving expert employment advice and our solicitors are experienced in dealing with a range of employment matters. So whether you are an employer and require help in drafting employment contracts, compromise agreements or require advice of conducting a redundancy consultation, or you are an employee and require advice on unfair or wrongful dismissal, discrimination, harassment or equal pay at work, we can put you through to experienced solicitors to suit your needs.

If you would like help finding recommended employment law solicitors local to Hampshire, Contact Law can put you in touch with a firm we work with free of charge. So, if you have any questions please call us on 0800 1777 162 or complete the web-form above.

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