The Final Countdown to GDPR

The Final Countdown to GDPRPaul Roberts and Tom Parkes spoke at The Final Countdown to GDPR event run by the Black Country branch of the CIPD. HR Professionals were given practical advice on how to comply with GDPR. The overall message was there is no need to panic but employers need to ensure that employee data is processed in compliance with the new Regulations. If you need advice on this area, please email

Let’s Do Business

Keelys LLP Solicitors at Lets do BusinessKeelys exhibited at “Let’s Do Business”, organized by the Chambers of Commerce at Uttoxeter Racecourse.  Our stacks of free chocolates made us odds on favourites with the punters who were particularly interested in our employment law, wills and conveyancing services.

Sutton Fun Run 2017

Sutton_Fun_Run_2017Keelys’ runners were out in force at the charity Sutton Fun Run on Sunday 4th June 2017. Sharon, Tania, Jayne, Rosie, Andrea and Mark all enjoyed the 8 mile run including the infamous cardiac hill!

Employment Law Update & HR Networking – Tuesday 24 March

We will be offering an employment law update followed by lunch and an optional HR networking session.  This will be an opportunity to discuss any issues (not necessarily employment law related) with colleagues in other organisations.

The timings are:

11.45 – 12.00      Registration and coffee
12.00 – 13.00      Employment law update
13.00 – 13.30      Lunch
13.30 – 14.30      Optional HR Networking

This event will take place at our offices at 28 Dam Street, Lichfield.

If you would like to come, please just e-mail

Paul Roberts Speaking at CIPD Event

Paul Roberts, Head of the Employment Department at Keelys, will be speaking at the Black Country CIPD Employment Law Event on 24 September. This will include an update on recent and forthcoming developments in employment law including changes in flexible working, the introduction of early conciliation for tribunal claims, shared parental leave and the new health and work service.

There will also be a choice of workshops including mediation, redundancy, confidentiality and restraint of trade and employing foreign nationals.

For more details and to book, click here:

The Employer Strikes Back

Employers always complain that they feel strangled by the growing amount of red tape. Paul Roberts, Head of our Employment Department, is speaking at this event, organised by Birmingham City University and the CIPD. Paul will outline the tools that employers can use to tackle issues without falling foul of employment tribunals. The seminar will include:

  • Using contracts and policies to your advantage
  • Changing terms and conditions to suit you
  • Using the qualifying period for unfair dismissal
  • Redundancies and other cost saving measures
  • Why employment tribunals have become less attractive for employees
  • Using restrictive covenants to protect your business

The event is free and takes place on Wednesday 17th September, 2014, commencing at 8.30 a.m. and finishing at 10.30 Millennium Point, Birmingham, B4 7XG. Book your place now

Pamela Ridgarde, Rumenco Ltd

I have been very pleased with the service provided by Frank. He responds quickly to all my queries and the advice given is clear, concise and practical. Whether I want immediate advice or an employment document drafting, Frank’s response is professional and efficient.