If you end up in the unfortunate position of being in dispute with one of your staff, you will want to bring it to a satisfactory conclusion quickly and minimise your financial exposure.
We’ll assess your chances of success at the outset, and give you a commercial view on how best to proceed with the claim based on the level of risk you are prepared to take.
With that assessment in mind, we’ll aim to get the best possible outcome from the case and bring the tribunal claim to a satisfactory conclusion.
We provide a range of estimated costs which you can access by clicking on the link below. For more information about how we can help and a personalised quote, please contact a member of our team below for a no-obligation discussion.
Defended claim at employment tribunal for unfair dismissal
August 29, 2018
Education organisation avoided employment tribunal proceedings
July 29, 2018
Helped organisation avoid employment tribunal proceedings.
June 29, 2018
National retailer secures low value settlement of tribunal claim
May 29, 2018
Successfully defended employment tribunal claim for food manufacturer
April 29, 2018
How long does it take?
The time it takes depends largely on the stage at which the case is resolved. If a settlement is reached during pre-claim conciliation, the case could take a matter of weeks. If the claim proceeds to a Final Hearing in the Employment Tribunal, the case is likely to take several months. In some cases, because of the pressure on the Tribunal system, even years! This is just an estimate and we will be able to give you a more accurate timescale once we have more information, and as the case progresses.
"‘Very personable’ practice head Nic Elliott, also leads the employee investigation team which handles large-scale investigations, in particular regarding fraud, whistleblowing and harassment."The Legal 500 2018 (Employment)
"Actons have worked with Leicester College on employment matters for a number of years. They have a good understanding of our needs as an employer, the work we do and the environment within which we operate. The advice they provide is unfailingly prompt, practical and clear about the actions we need to take and the potential risks for the College. When needed Actons have successfully and effectively represented the College in dealing with Employment Tribunal and other claims."Rod Wood, Director of Human Resources at Leicester College
"Actons have acted for NEST Management Limited for over 10 years on all legal matters including a range of complex agreements, trademarks, property and employment. During that time Simon has been our key advisor and has helped us in all aspects of our legal requirements. We are delighted to work with Simon who we see as vital extension of our own team and an important part of our Company’s success."Gerard Turvey, Managing Director of NEST Management
"Actons attracts praise for its ‘personal service’ and ‘business-savvy’ advice. The team handles the full range of employment law matters, and provides a specialist multiple settlement agreement service for private and public sector employers, in addition to having niche expertise acting for employees of NHS trusts on mutually agreed resignation schemes."The Legal 500 2018 (Employment)
"Nic is an exceptional lawyer with fantastic people skills. He was able to quickly get under the skin of our business, challenge us on how things should be structured legally and delivered documentation that is effective and simple to understand. He brings a wealth of large corporate experience and can apply it to your business whether you are an SME or a larger corporate. I can't ever see us needing to look elsewhere for our employment law needs."Jonathan English, Managing Director – Skeleton