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The Employment Tribunals Handbook: Practice, Procedure and Strategies for Success 4th ed

ISBN13: 9781780433554
New Edition ISBN: 9781784517304
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847666727
Published: July 2014
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
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The Employment Tribunals Handbook offers a comprehensive guide to bringing and defending a claim in the employment tribunal covering every stage from pre-action procedure and protocols through to conducting the hearing itself.

The Employment Tribunals Handbook 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 case law since the previous 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 whistleblowing laws and the introduction of employee-shareholder (where the employee waves certain employment rights)
  • Pro bono representation and organisations; 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; List of dos and don'ts and potential pitfalls.

Employment Law
Chapter 1 Tribunals today
Chapter 2 Getting advice
Chapter 3 Pre-claim correspondence and requests for information
Chapter 4 The effective handling of disputes: the ACAS Code of Practice
Chapter 5 Time limits
Chapter 6 Making a claim: the claim form (ET1);
Chapter 7 The response (ET3)
Chapter 8 Fairness: the overriding objective
Chapter 9 The management of proceedings by the tribunal;
Chapter 10 Post-claim requests for additional information
Chapter 11 Disclosure and inspection
Chapter 12 Preliminary hearings: Part 1 and Part 2
Chapter 13 Witness orders and orders for the production of documents
Chapter 14 Postponements and adjournments
Chapter 15 Settlement of claims
Chapter 16 Preparing for the full hearing
Chapter 17 The hearing 1: the order of proceedings
Chapter 18 The hearing 11: the conduct of proceedings by the tribunal
Chapter 19 The hearing 111: the essentials of effective tribunal advocacy
Chapter 20 Private hearings and restricted reporting orders
Chapter 21 Costs
Chapter 22 The decision
Chapter 23 Remedies: calculating likely awards
Chapter 24 Steps after the decision 1: reconsideration of judgments
Chapter 25 Steps after the decision 11: appeal
Appendix I Claims a tribunal can hear;
Appendix II The Equality Act 2010
Appendix III Employment Tribunals Claim Form
Appendix IV Employment Tribunals Response Form
Appendix V Case Study
Appendix VI Settlement Agreement
Appendix VII Agenda