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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.

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

Lodging a claim at Tribunal In June 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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BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court Rules Employment Tribunal Fees Unlawful

In an action brought by the union ‘Unison’ – an action which was rejected at the High Court and Court of Appeal – 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...

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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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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 the preliminary hearing. This is...

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How to Fill in the Employment Tribunal ET1 Online Claim Form

[Update: On 26th July 2017, The Supreme Court ruled Employment Tribunal fees unlawful. We will be updating our articles containing information regarding Employment Tribunal fees when we receive more information. For now, you can read more about this here.] The new ET1 employment tribunal claim form is difficult to complete online. In this...

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How to Start an Employment Tribunal Claim

Pursuing a claim in the Employment Tribunal – your guide to getting started. [Update: On 26th July 2017, The Supreme Court ruled Employment Tribunal fees unlawful. We will be updating our articles containing information regarding Employment Tribunal fees when we receive more information. For now, you can read more about this here.] Fees One...

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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

This article explains constructive dismissal and sets out the many pitfalls which tend to thwart employees who want to make a claim for constructive dismissal. You might want to get a rough idea of the value of your case by filling in the Settlement Agreement Calculator Top 3 TIPS Consider raising a...

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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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