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The Employment Tribunal Process: making & defending a claim

Step by step guidance on the Employment Tribunal Process

In this episode 191 of the podcast I bring you the first in a mini series covering step by step guidance on the Employment Tribunal process. This is applicable for both employees who may want to make a claim and employers who may be defending a claim.

This first episode is about starting the claim process and includes:

  • ACAS Early Conciliation process
  • Why you need to obtain a certificate from ACAS
  • When an employer may not know that an employee has started the claim process via ACAS
  • How to file an employment tribunal claim
  • What you need to include in your claim
  • What happens after you have made a claim
  • When you will receive a copy of the claim from the Employment Tribunal
  • How to complete your defence to a claim
  • Methods of submitting your defence
  • The importance of acting quickly and not delaying in filing the defence.
  • The time limit of 28 days for filing the defence with the Employment Tribunal
  • What to include in your defence

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