Our sector specialists recognise the unique Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety challenges retailers face. That’s why more than 13,500 retail businesses trust us.

We understand that running a retail business comes with many challenges. Think of us as an extension of your business that you can call upon at any time. Our unique combination of expert advice, unlimited support and fixed fees, all backed up by our independent Legal Expenses Insurance, gives you certainty of cost, peace of mind and more time to focus on what’s important.

Employment Law & HR Support

We understand some of the common workplace challenges retailers face. We support employers with a whole range of employment issues, including:

  • Frequent short-term absences;
  • Long-term sickness absence;
  • Theft;
  • Wage deductions;
  • National Minimum Wage;
    Misconduct;
  • Disciplinary action;
  • Grievances;
  • Dismissal; and
  • Disputes between employees.


Our qualified Employment Law and HR experts will provide fast, practical and pragmatic solutions to save you time and money.

Health & Safety Support

We are experienced in providing practical solutions to the health and safety risks associated with retail environments, including:

  • Manual handling;
  • Slips, trips and falls;
  • Fire;
  • Violence;
  • Work at height;
  • Lone working;
  • Workplace transport; and
  • COSHH.


Our Health & Safety Consultants will install a practical safety management system specifically tailored to your business environment. We will identify your priorities, work with you to address them and keep you compliant.

Call us now on: 0345 226 8393

"Ellis Whittam continue to impress. I regularly receive feedback from members who are delighted with the service they receive. We use their one2one service ourselves and they’ve helped us through some big and challenging changes with incredible efficiency."
Professional Services & Special Projects Director
BIRA