Recruitment Industry 

With over 15 years experience of the recruitment industry, the Recruitment Department at ACUMEN BUSINESS LAW regularly advises traditional agencies, RPOs, social media platforms, employers and contractors on all areas concerning recruitment and resourcing. 

Our full understanding of the industry, its key players and the pressures affecting them enables us to provide swift and cost-effective legal services on all matters recruitment. This ensures minimum disruption to our clients' core business activities while swiftly and cost-effectively carrying out their instructions. 

Those instructions include all areas affecting the recruitment industry, including: 

  • Shareholder exit planning; 
  • Enforcing restrictive covenants; 
  • Corporate structuring; 
  • Shareholders agreements; 
  • Employee share schemes; 
  • Drafting & reviewing terms and conditions (including IR35 compliance); 
  • Resolving commercial disputes (including direct hire disputes); 
  • Regulatory/legislative changes (e.g. Agency Works Directive & Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003); 
  • Database/Intellectual Property protection; 
  • Employment law; 
  • Credit control & debt recovery

The Recruitment Department is not limited by viewing your business only from a legal standpoint, members of the team have experience of the recruitment industry including both from a legal advisory position and previously as recruitment consultants, managers and an agency founder.

What our clients say
"...we have used Acumen Business Law several times, not once have they failed to deliver the right result. Highly recommended."
Kevin Byrne | Checkatrade
"Its refreshing to have a new law firm on the scene which is challenging the more formal companies. I found Acumen very friendly, professional and thorough in my first dealings with them."
Nigel Pamplin | Prime Education
"...Acumen has proven to be an essential and trusted partner for the last 4 years. Through their advice, assistance and top quality work has consistently delivered excellent ROI..."
Robin Scott | Makemedia
"Tegen Ltd has used Penina’s services for a number of our businesses legal requirements. We thoroughly recommend the services and advice that she and her team provide."
Richard Smith | Tegen Ltd
"I have had need of Josh's and Acumen's services over the past couple of years, but fortunately I couldn't be in better hands. I couldn't give a stronger recommendation."
Jonathan Glendenning | Summer Rain Films Ltd
"I have used ACUMEN BUSINESS LAW on many occasions since switching to them. They’re a real breath of fresh air and they get the job done. I just wish I had come across them beforehand."
Joakim Roth | Light Foot LED
"We have used ACUMEN BUSINESS LAW and have been absolutely delighted with the level of understanding of our business that they have..."
Jon Clayson | Hunters Letting Limited

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