At Bradley Employment Consulting we have over 20 years' experience of Employment Law, HR Advice and Training. We specialise in supporting the Education, Charity, Manufacturing, Tech, Accounting, Professional Services and Retail sectors but also have experience assisting start ups and SMEs. We have pursued and defended cases through all appellate stages including the UK Supreme Court.
Our mission is to provide high-quality advice to fewer clients with greater focus on your business needs and sector challenges.
We will help you navigate the difficult employment law and people issues you face and put in place practices and procedures to insulate you against future problems. We provide specialist training and support to managers to effect cultural change and to deal pro-actively with conflict, discrimination and prejudice. Our training is designed to support employee wellbeing initiatives.
We always listen to our client's ultimate goals and help them achieve success through calm and pragmatic advice.
We also provide advice and support to executives and individuals contemplating or facing an exit from a post. We offer a coaching approach and will explore the pros and cons of each option while informing you of your various legal rights. We listen carefully without judgement and will facilitate your choice rather than impose our view.
We specialise in discrimination law with a particular focus on disability issues, sex discrimination, pregnancy and maternity rights and whistleblowing.
We listen without judgement.
We take time to understand you.
We are specialists and will find swift and practical solutions for you to give you peace of mind.
Bradley Employment Consulting Ltd (Owner, we) is a “data controller”, which means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal data about you (User, you). Wetake data privacy seriously. We recognise and value the trust that individuals place in us when providing us with personal data and we are committed to safeguarding the privacy and security of personal data we may collect from visitors to our websites and/or the clients to whom we provide legal, HR and training services. The purpose of this Privacy Notice is to inform you about how we hold and use that data.
INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
If you use our website, we may collect and process anonymous statistical data about your browsing activity. This includes information about your computer and your use of our website. We do that to compile reports and to help us improve the website.
If you contact us, we may collect and process information that you provide to us.
If you become our client, we will collect and process information in order to contact you and provide you with the services you request from us. If we are advising on a disability or health-related employment matter, we may have access to medical records including GP and consultant letters and reports.
If you are involved in a matter on which we are working at the request of a client of ours, we may be provided with information about you. We will process this only for the purposes of advising and representing our client, complying with our legal, regulatory or insurance obligations and for maintaining records.
If you become a supplier or consultant to us, we will collect and process information relating to you and the products or services you provide to us.
If you register with the website for example to register for an event, sign up for a newsletter, you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name, title, postal address, telephone number and/or email address. You can opt out of these newsletters at any time. If you are attending an event, you may also be asked to provide information about any dietary or access requirements which may indicate information about your health or religious, philosophical or ethical beliefs.
We do not use automated decision-making when processing any personal information.
RESPECTING YOUR PRIVACY
We will comply with our obligations under relevant data protection legislation which provides that the personal information we hold about you must be:
· Used lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way
· Collected only for valid purposes that we have explained to you and not used in any way that is incompatible with those purposes
· Relevant to the purposes we have told you about and limited only to those purposes
· Accurate and kept up to date
· Kept only as long as is necessary for the purposes we have told you about
· Kept securely
HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
We will not share your personal information unless it is necessary or appropriate to do so in light of the reasons it has come into our possession. For example, it may be necessary or appropriate to share your information:
· in order for us to provide services to our clients;
· to obtain advice or representation for our clients from Counsel or other experts;
· for the purposes of legal or debt recovery proceedings;
· with HMRC or other government or statutory authorities
WHERE WE STORE YOUR INFORMATION
The data that we collect from you is stored within the EU and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.
HOW LONG WE STORE YOUR INFORMATION
We will retain your personal information only so long as is necessary to achieve the purposes for which it was collected by us and any other permitted linked purpose (for example certain transaction details and correspondence related to any legal services we provide may be retained until the time limit for claims in respect of the transaction has expired or in order to comply with regulatory requirements regarding the retention of such data. We will only retain information to fulfil any of the services we are engaged to provide, or to comply or demonstrate compliance with our legal duties. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure, the purposes for which we process it and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION & OTHER RIGHTS
You have the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with UK data protection laws. Any access request may be subject to a small administrative fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you. Contact us for details at:
You may exercise certain rights regarding your Data processed by the Owner.
In particular, you have the right to do the following:
· Withdraw your consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their Personal Data.
· Object to processing of your Data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent.
· Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.
· Restrict the processing of your Data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data. In this case, the Owner will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it.
· Have your Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their Data from the Owner.
· Receive your Data and have it transferred to another controller. Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the User's consent, on a contract which the User is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.
· Lodge a complaint. Users have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority (Information Commissioner’s Office).
THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO PROCESSING
Where Personal Data is processed for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner, Users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection. Users must know that, however, should their Personal Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn, whether the Owner is processing Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.
HOW TO EXERCISE THESE RIGHTS
Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Owner through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the Owner as early as possible and where possible within one month.
Our website may contain links to and from other websites and services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other sites and you should refer to those website privacy notices.
CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY NOTICE
We may occasionally modify our Privacy Notice. Any changes we make will be posted on this page.
Effective Date May 2019