25th February 2017 
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Welcome to Employment Law Plus -
Specialist Employment Law Solicitors
Founded in 2006

- Why compromise on anything less?


Jill Kelly, Director, is a specialist workplace law Solicitor who has almost 20 years experience advising businesses and individuals.

A fresh approach to legal services - based on understanding your needs, being straight with you and giving down to earth advice. We give practical, commercial support.

"I found you extremely thorough, your advice and the summaries you sent afterwards were clear and concise. I felt you had taken the time to understand my case well, gave me the best advice and were kind enough to follow up with me to confirm if I needed anything further. I would definitely recommend you to others."

"Thank you for everything. You were responsive, rapid, insightful and available. You were a great and reassuring support. Thank you once again so very much. "

"I would like to thank you for the advice and service and I will certainly recommend you to anyone in the same or similar situations. I'm not sure how you could have been more friendly."

"I was very happy with your professionalism, and always felt like you were seeking my best interest. Thank you for that. I will be happy to refer you should the opportunity to come up to do this. Thank you! "

We are all about quality not quantity. You will not be passed to a more junior and inexperienced solicitor. We are unique in offering the expertise and experience of Director solicitor, Jill Kelly, to ALL our clients in Oxford, Didcot, Abingdon, Newbury and elsewhere.

We will advise you about how much our advice is going to cost at the start so that you can make informed, commercial decisions.

We are fully authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with professional indemnity insurance cover.

Solicitors based in Abingdon, Oxford, near Didcot and Newbury, we give advice by phone and email or, for meetings, we are easily accessible from Oxford, Reading, Newbury, Swindon, Didcot and Banbury. We can advise on settlement agreements by email.

We co-ordinate the South Oxfordshire HR Network for HR professionals and anyone managing staff. We meet in Abingdon, Didcot, Harwell or Oxford. We have speakers on HR related issues. For information on the South Oxon HR Network and access to previous presentations click here

"I really enjoy attending the HR Network Meetings, the topics presented are always useful and interesting and the locations these are held are within easy reach, it’s also a great way to Network with other HR/Recruitment Professionals in the local area and best of all, it’s free to attend!. I look forward to the next Meeting!" Zoe Bates, HR Advisor, Johnson Matthey

NEWS: To access the resource of presentations made to the South Oxon HR Network, click here

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NEWS: Jill Kelly is once again recommended in the new 2016 editions of Chambers Directory of the Legal Profession and the Legal 500 for the Oxford region. This is what they say about Jill Kelly:

  • Jill Kelly is the founder and director of Employment Law Plus. She advises clients ranging from individuals to large corporations on the full gamut of employment law matters, including tribunal claims, TUPE matters, and the employment aspects of sales and acquisitions. " Jill will work to my preferred deadlines, and is extremely reliable and responsive." reports a client.


  • Key workplace law changes:

  • The Government has published its review on the fees now in place for tribunal claims click here
  • . The Government has concluded that it will raise the income threshold for remission of fee payments. The new gross monthly income threshold for a single person with no children to avoid fees would be 1,250. It is also cancelling fees completely for claims from the state where the employer is insolvent. Here is the TUC's reaction to the introduction of tribunal fees click here. The Commons Justice Select Committee had reported on court and tribunal fees and concluded that the introduction of fees had an unacceptable impact on access to justice. It recommended a substantial reduction in the fee levels and a restructuring of the fees. The Government has declined to accept this. The Union, Unison, has been unsuccessful in Court action to try to get the fees removed but it is appealing to the Supreme Court. The case is due to be heard at the end of March. Scotland has announced it will scrap fees there.

  • Overtime/commission payments should now be included in holiday pay for employees who get overtime/commission payments as part of their normal remuneration. For more information click here


  • In her leadership campaign, Theresa May pledged to give workers the right to be represented on the board of the company for which they work.


  • At the Labour party conference, Jeremy Corbyn committed to introduce rights for employees from Day One of employment.


  • Theresa May has appointed Tony Blair's former policy chief to undertake a review of employment practices to ensure that regulation is keeping pace with the changing world of work. The review will include job security, pay, rights and increasing opportunities for carers, people with disabilities and the elderly.



  • Settlement agreements and compromise agreements, grievances, age discrimination, employment tribunal claims and defences, disciplinaries, redundancy, unfair dismissal, maternity rights, race discrimination, employment contracts, victimisation, disability discrimination and adjustments, transfers of undertakings, sex discrimination, policies and procedures, sexual orientation discrimination, pay problems, working time and holiday entitlements, equal pay, restrictive covenants, Equality Act... Employment solicitors Abingdon. Employment solicitor Didcot. Employment law solicitor Oxford and Oxfordshire.

    We are committed to equality and diversity.



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    Employment Law Plus (UK) Limited, trading as Employment Law Plus, is registered in England and Wales under company number 07406653 at Stepstone House, Old Moor, Milton, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4ED. Director: Jill Kelly. Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority number 551415. Employment solicitors Abingdon. Employment solicitor Didcot. Employment law solicitor Oxford and Oxfordshire. Disability discrimination, sex discrimination, unfair dismissal, compromise agreement, settlement agreements