Its research indicated that the average waiting time between employment tribunals
receiving a claim and when it is heard reached 237 days this year, up from 207 days last year.
They will : | | Talk through the issues with both sides - the employer and the employee; | Explain the conciliation process; | Discuss options for resolving the dispute; | Tell you about any proposals the employer has made for a settlement; | Explain the way in which employment tribunals
operate and what they take into account when deciding a case.
Despite the fact that Employment Tribunals
were set up to provide speedy resolution of cases, this claim took nearly four years to resolve and would no doubt have incurred significant costs, legal expenses and, crucially, down time for the business whilst the claim went through the Employment Tribunal
and appellate courts.
Julia Woodhouse, partner at Band Hatton Button LLP Solicitors, said employment tribunals
can often be costly, stressful and time-consuming for all parties.
But they only apply to basic claims and for the majority of employment tribunals
the issue fee is PS250, with a hearing cost of PS950.
An ET1 form can be downloaded from the Employment Tribunals
website for AOP members who would like to issue employment tribunal
claims in relation to their dismissals.
But both I and my solicitor were baffled that despite the action taken against him by the SRA he is still allowed to preside over Employment Tribunals
That is the question that has been answered in the preliminary hearings of two separate cases at employment tribunals
in recent months.
PLANS to restrict unfair dismissal cases at employment tribunals
have sparked an increase in claims, according to new research.
Birmingham is to become home to a major Employment Tribunals
Service office after the city's biggest letting of the year so far.
THE number of employment tribunals
is continuing to rise as the recession bites, according to Merseyside law firm Maxwell Hodge.