Law firm Hammonds has signed a deal with Tesco to provide employment advice across its UK operations.
A team of employment lawyers at Hammonds in Leeds won the work after successfully beating competitors who had provided legal advice to Tesco in the past.
The firm has been appointed to handle all tribunal claims as well as giving day-to-day advice about employment issues in their stores, head office and distribution centres. In addition the firm will also provide strategic HR advice and assist with international HR support.
Mark Shrives, who heads Hammonds’ human capital department in Leeds, said: “Working with the UK’s largest private sector employer and an organisation which is at the cutting edge of developments in HR is extremely exciting.”
Hammonds other retail clients include Matalan, Aldi, Claire’s Accessories and Jewsons.