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Received a claim? Don’t worry. Even if you are not a retained client we can still help. Phone our help line and we will advise on the best way forward. Each claim needs a response. Act quickly, you only have 28-days to file a response on form ET3 and retain your right of defending the claim. Employers tribunal representation.
It is important to set out in the ‘pleadings’ a robust defence. It is this defence that will be used as the foundation to resist the claim.
Disputes between employees and employers are heard in employment tribunals. Employment Tribunals have jurisdiction to hear complaints about discrimination, unfair dismissal, and unlawful deduction of wages. However, one of the notable differences is that the successful party cannot claim their costs back from the losing party. Accordingly, ‘retaining’ the facility to defend a claim can save your business thousands of pounds.
The tribunals are similar to courts although not as formal. They have to power to make either of the parties disclose evidence and/or order witnesses attendance at the hearing. The parties give evidence in the same way as a court and people can be convicted of perjury if they lie.
EBS Law have experience of defending all types of claims. Our retained clients can count on a high level of success, we have 100% success rate in the cases that we have defended. How do we do it? We know employment law and how to apply it. We have experience of attending and presenting at most of the tribunals in the UK.
We give advice and represent employers in business in all sectors covering the UK.
Our retained clients can count on us to observe all orders that the court makes in terms of case management. This includes document exchange and the drafting of witness statements.
Start to protect your business by becoming a retained client of EBS Law.
We may be able to assist in the optional provision of an insurance policy to cover the award of compensation. Having taken and followed our advice and the very unlikely event occurs where the claimant is successful and wins their case, then subject to the terms of the scheme the respondent company will not have to find the funds to pay the award. Some of our Clients like the security that this policy brings to their business. Contact EBS Law for a quote.