Business Terms, Recruitment
and Employment Law Experts

Next to your staff, your terms of business are your most important asset. Are they up to date, do they cover your risks adequately? Do you need a third party contract review, or are you seeking specialist templates with automatic updates?

Business and regulatory compliance underpins success. Are you looking for commercially realistic ‘how to’ advice on recruitment, data protection or employment law, or do you need support for a contract, regulation, employment or fees dispute?

2021 saw self employment models under challenge, and status, tax and rights issues are centre stage. Do you need expert advice on status, IR35, agency tax, chain supply, personal service company, self employed or umbrella company models? 




We are a niche legal consultancy providing expert professional support for businesses in the area of recruitment, employment and contract law, with a focus solely on this complex market area. 

From a ‘virtual’ legal department and access to sophisticated contract templates through to a digital contract management platform that facilitates and secures your contract compliance whatever your requirement, we provide the expertise you can rely upon for the years ahead.

Legal Knowledge, Business Instinct, since 1997


Group Organisations

All core legal services, including business to business templates with updates, contract review and drafting, seminars, webinars, process audits and training, fees recovery and litigation support.

Digital platform that revolutionises the way you manage and record your contracts and documents: a fully professional solution – create, issue, track, and save securely in one place, using NoSign technology.

The UK’s only independent improvement, audit and accreditation service programme for recruitment businesses of all sizes and denominations, approved by Crown Commercial Services (Education).

A professional trade association representing recruitment consultancies across all sectors, with a focus on the things that really matter for recruiters.


We are open Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5.30 pm.

Latest News

The government has presented a new bill focused on scrapping all EU drive labour rules by December 2023. This is in The Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill which was published last week. It will automatically repeal any retained EU law as of 31st December 2023 unless specific legislation is introduced to retain it. For the potential chopping block therefore are…
Some will be pleased at the tax cuts and financial incentives laid out by the Chancellor in his mini budget today 23rd September. Others may worry about the cost to the economy, mirroring the debate points during the Conservative Party leadership battle. Regardless, our Prime Ministers promises in relation to IR35 are now live.
Many employers, including recruitment businesses, are taking steps to help and support staff with the rising cost of living, whether temporary help (e.g. a one off payment) or permanent help (e.g. a salary increase). However, should these kinds of enhancement be provided to agency workers and contractors?
The funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second will take place on Monday 19th September 2022, and the day has been declared a bank holiday.  The Government have stated that businesses are not obliged to close. However, it is expected that, unless there is a need to remain open, most will do so as a mark of respect and to provide staff the opportunity to pay their respects…

What our clients are saying

"We have been working with Lawspeed since 2007 and they have become an integral art of our operations. They understand our particular requirements, respond to queries speedily, tailoring responses accordingly, are pro-active in keeping us up-to-date so we are always prepared operationally well ahead of time. We cannot recommend them highly enough..."
Campion WiIlcocks
"Lawspeed was highly referred and recommended to us. We needed advice on a dispute, and found the team to be extremely helpful. They were diligent, clear and most importantly gave us a clear understanding on the time frames and process. I would have no problem recommending Lawspeed to anyone in the recruitment industry..."
Empire Partnership
"We engaged Lawspeed to provide some bespoke contracts to ensure we are providing a professional service and are equally protected as a specialist boutique business. Lawspeed has an unrivalled knowledge of the staffing and consultancy industry and are accustomed to the challenges we face, and they deliver a great product. It is comforting to know you are discussing real business issues, with people who not only understand your business but have a solution..."
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