Free and Unlimited HR and Employment Advice

As part of the Member Benefits package, all SafeContractor members have
access to a free HR and employment law advice.

24/7 HR/employment law advice line

For free telephone advice on any HR/employment law related issue please contact our in-house team of HR experts. Call the HR/Employment advice line on 01484 439 930.

Please quote your SafeContractor membership number to access advice. You will also need to provide your full name, job title and Company details.

HR and employment law advice

Alcumus deliver independent, practical and relevant HR advice to SME's. We act as an 'extra arm' by providing essential employment knowledge and legal defence in the absence of an internal specialist or additional legal support to your existing team. 

Our team of qualified HR professionals have spent many years working in senior HR roles across a wide range of business sectors and can advise on all human resource management and employment law matters. All the consultants understand the risks of non-compliance and are ready to help you avoid the common pitfalls. 
You will receive practical HR advice to help you act in accordance with current employment law and manage your people effectively.

We advise on a wide range of HR/employment related issues including the following (this is not an exhaustive list):

  • Contracts of employment

  • Absence management

  • Handling disciplinary and grievance matters

  • TUPE

  • Redundancy

  • Family-friendly entitlements/procedures (maternity, paternity, etc.)

  • Statutory payments

  • Deductions from wages

  • Terminations

  • Settlement agreements, and

  • All aspects of discrimination.

Advice line opening hours 

The helpline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Outside core working hours (9am-5pm Monday-Friday), a duty HR Consultant is on-call to deal with urgent queries. 

If you require a more comprehensive HR service, please call 01484 439 930 for a quotation.

Please note that we are unable to provide advice on commercial law issues or tax.

If you require commercial law/tax advice, please call the Legal Advice Line on 0345 074 2795 which is serviced by our partner, Abbey Protection Group.