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Tribunals

Get prepared to lodge an official claim by browsing our advice articles and template form examples. These free resources will help you to lodge a Tribunal claim. Employment Tribunals are the last resort in your arsenal of getting a fair deal. Whilst the case rumbles on in court, however, you can still continue to negotiate with your employer.

LATEST NEWS: Supreme Court Rules Employment Tribunal Fees Unlawful

In July 2017, in an action brought by the union ‘Unison’, the Supreme Court held that the legislation which required employees to pay up to £1,200 was unlawful on the grounds that it prevented access to justice and was unlawful under EU law.  It was almost certainly also discriminatory in...

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Employment Tribunals – The Facts

Recent statistics related to employment tribunals show a slight increase in lodged employment tribunal claims (view the full government tribunal statistics). Each quarter, the Ministry of Justice publishes statistics about the number of claims brought into the employment (and other) tribunals, and the amount of time that it takes for the...

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How to Start an Employment Tribunal Claim

Pursuing a claim in the Employment Tribunal – your guide to getting started.   Fees On 26th July 2017, The Supreme Court ruled Employment Tribunal fees unlawful. We will be updating all our articles which refer to Employment Tribunal fees as and when we receive more information. However, if you are about to...

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How to Fill in the Employment Tribunal ET1 Online Claim Form

The ET1 Employment Tribunal claim form is tricky to complete online. In this article we explain how to do it, step by step. The form itself can be accessed by clicking here. The headings below are the same headings as used on the form, and we have given some guidance as to which...

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Employment Tribunal Costs and Without Prejudice ‘Save as to Costs’

Lodging a claim at Tribunal In July 2017, the Supreme Court held that the legislation, which required employees to pay up to £1,200, was unlawful (you can read more about their decision in our news article). This means that there are now no fees to be paid to lodge a case...

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Preliminary Hearings in Employment Tribunals

What is a Preliminary Hearing in regards to an Employment Tribunal? When you get the response to your claim from the other side, that is the time the Tribunal will want to get things moving towards a final hearing. The next stage of the process is called the preliminary hearing. This...

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Employment Tribunal Claims & Settlement Agreements

Employment tribunal claims mean different things to different people. Some people just have it on the back burner and don't think about it until the hearing date. For others, its a year out of their lives with a huge amount of stress and tears. Either way you are not guaranteed...

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Time Limits for Employment Tribunal Claims

Time limits in employment tribunal claims generally can be very strict and many an employee has come unstuck due to these rules. In most cases the time limits is three months less one day from the dismissal or unlawful act to take formal action. Since 2013, there is a requirement...

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Constructive Dismissal & Settlement Agreements

Constructive dismissal is a tricky subject but it is situation that is ripe for you, the employee, to negotiate a decent settlement agreement. This article sets out some of the many pitfalls which tend to thwart employees who want to negotiate a fair exit package deal. You might want to...

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Witness Statements in Employment Tribunals

This article gives you detailed advice about how to write your own witness statement/s in the employment tribunal. If this is all too much and you are wondering whether to get representation, you can read testimonials from other employees we helped here. Witness Statement Style It’s a first person perspective account of what happened...

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Redundancy Selection by Test Results Only

Can I be made redundant on the basis of test result only? No, said the employment tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Mental Health Care (UK) Ltd v Biluan & Anor. In this case, workers had to sit a test, similar to the kind of test used in recruitment situations,...

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The Rights of an Employee at an Employment Tribunal

Understanding Your Rights As An Employee in Relation To Employment Tribunals In this article we will look at the Employment Tribunal system, its purpose, its workings and its levels as, although our preference is to settle before the case reaches the courts, the threat of Employment Tribunal proceedings underpins most employer/employee...

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An Employee’s Right to Sue – An Index of Claims

Claims that can be made at an Employment Tribunal Before you embark upon any process of negotiation, or on a claims process, it is important to know what claims you may have. There are dozens of claims that an employee can make against an employer, some of which are not common,...

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