The Employment Tribunals Handbook

Practice, Procedure and Strategies for Success (Fourth Edition)

By John-Paul Waite, Alan Payne, Alex Ustych

The Employment Tribunals Handbook offers a comprehensive guide to bringing and defending a claim in the UK in the employment tribunal, covering every stage from pre-action procedures and protocols through to conducting the hearing itself. The book is a step-by-step guide and includes worked examples throughout to aid clarity and ease of comprehension. It also includes all relevant developments in UK case law since the previous edition. This fourth edition includes coverage of the following: reforms to the employment tribunal rules as proposed by Mr. Justice Underhill * The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill * miscellaneous reforms, most importantly the introduction of fees for the filing of a Tribunal claim * changes to whistle blowing laws and the introduction of employee shareholder (where the employee waves certain employment rights) * pro bono representation and organizations * Direct Access (access to specialist barristers without using a solicitor) * detailed guidance on the tribunals' and government's increasing emphasis on awards of costs in employment tribunals * tips on how to avoid costs * a list of dos and don'ts and potential pitfalls.~

550 pages

Publication Date: 7/31/2014
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781780433554