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Successfully Defending Employment Tribunal Cases Edition 3
Sweeping changes to the way ET claims are dealt with came into effect in October 2004, increasing the risk of higher costs and more expensive claims. This indispensable report covers all the changes and their implications for HR professionals including: increased and wider-ranging powers for ET Chairmen; radical changes to the originating application and employer's response; significant changes to the powers of ACAS and the defined period of mediation; costs awarded can now be as high as £10,000.
Employment Tribunals--their function and purpose; Types of claim brought before the Employment Tribunal; Tribunal jurisdiction; The originating application; Preparing the case; Negotiating settlements and dealing with ACAS; Interlocutory orders, hearings and previews; Preparing for the hearing; The hearing; The decision; Appeals; Conclusion; Appendix 1: Calculating awards; Appendix 2: Useful addresses.