UK Employment Tribunal Information – Monaco Solicitors


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 Tribunals – The Facts

We talk you through the pros and cons of lodging a claim at the Employment Tribunal, examine possible associated costs, and weigh up the best course of action for your particular situation.

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How to Start an Employment Tribunal Claim

In this article, we discuss the step-by-step process of how to make a claim at the Employment Tribunal. This includes an introduction to the ET1 application form (which is further discussed in an associated article).

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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 and provide guidance as to how best to provide answers to the questions included in the form.

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

In considering taking your employer to Tribunal, you will have to take into account legal fees. It is rare for any employment law practice to offer a ‘no-win no-fee’ payment agreement for a case going to Tribunal.

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Preliminary Hearings in Employment Tribunals

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.

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Employment Tribunal Claims & Settlement Agreements

You are not guaranteed to win at Employment Tribunal, but it could help you to achieve a settlement agreement with your employer because it forces your employer to take notice of you.

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Time Limits for Employment Tribunal Claims

Time limits in employment tribunal claims generally can be very strict. In most cases the time limits is three months, less one day, from the dismissal or unlawful act to take formal action.

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Constructive Dismissal

Constructive dismissal is a complicated subject, but it is a situation that often enables you to negotiate a decent settlement agreement. This article sets out some key tips for negotiating.

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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. With our straight-forward advice, there is no need to feel intimidated.

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The Rights of an Employee at an Employment Tribunal

In this article we will look at the Employment Tribunal system. Although our preference is to settle before the case reaches the courts, the threat of Employment Tribunal proceedings underpins most negotiations.

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

Before you embark upon any process of negotiation, or on a claims process, it is important to know exactly what claims you may have. We have outlined these in a useful chart for your reference.

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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.

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