Employment tribunals are a very significant process for employers. Following the correct employment tribunal procedure when going into an employment tribunal is key to making sure your business complies with legal procedures.
But where do you start? There are many questions an employer might ask when faced with a tribunal, and we can offer free ACAS code basedemployment tribunal advice – call free on .
What Is An Employment Tribunal & How Do Tribunals Work?
A tribunal is a form of dispute resolution between an employer and employee. They work by a claimant making a claim to a respondent, which in many cases is an individual making a claim against an employer.
Employers may face a claim against them from an employee, and this forms the basis of a tribunal. Claims vary in their cause, but common ones include;
A tribunal is heard by a judicial mediator. At which point legal arguments are made and evidence is heard for each individual case. It is similar to an ordinary court process. In some cases mediation may be sought to resolve the dispute, therefore avoiding a hearing.
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Employment Tribunal Costs
Many employers worry about the costs of an employment tribunal, however normally each party pays its own costs. There are some exceptions to this in certain circumstances. If you’re unsure if you may be ordered to pay the other party’s costs we can help, call now on.
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