Charges for employment tribunal cases

Each case is different and it is very difficult to give a precise figure for total costs at the outset. Even the most experienced lawyers can’t predict exactly how a case will unfold and how the other side will behave… Read on

Can I sue my employer for unfair treatment?

We often see clients who are generally aggrieved about the way that their employer has treated them. Although they genuinely feel that they have suffered unfairness at work, unless this can be linked to a specific legal protection which an… Read on

Can a man bring an equal pay claim?

Equal pay issues reported in the media usually involve women claiming that they are not being paid as much as their male counterparts but, men can also bring equal pay claims by comparing themselves to women who are earning more… Read on

How much will an Employment Tribunal cost me?

This is usually the first question that most people have when considering the risks and benefits of bringing an employment tribunal claim. It is particularly important to understand the likely costs of starting litigation in the employment tribunal as the… Read on

Work involved preparing for an Employment Tribunal hearing

We set out the steps commonly involved in preparing for an employment tribunal hearing. Drafting the claim form (ET1) and reviewing the response (ET3) – or vice versa depending on who is opponent Drafting further questions about the response/claim and… Read on

Calderbank offer

A calderbank offer is an offer from one party to another in a dispute, via correspondence marked “without prejudice save as to costs”.  This is generally intended to put the other party on notice that this is a serious attempt… Read on

Employment tribunal fees may be re-introduced

It has been reported that the government is looking at re-introducing fees for bringing  claims in the employment tribunal. Fees were abolished following UNISON’s legal challenge to their introduction, on the basis that they denied claimants access to justice. BackgroundRead on

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