Application—employment tribunal costs
Application—employment tribunal costs

The following Employment guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Application—employment tribunal costs
  • Application under Rule 76
  • Grounds for application
  • (b) Details of costs sought

[Insert date]

[Insert] Employment Tribunal

[insert address]

To the [insert] Employment Tribunal

[Insert case name]

Case No: [Insert case number]

Application under Rule 76

We wish to make an application pursuant to Rule 76 for the [Claimant OR Respondent]’s costs in respect of the judgment sent to the parties on [insert date].

[We request that a hearing is listed to consider the details of this application. OR We request that this application is determined on the basis of the written representations only so as to avoid the need for the parties to attend a hearing and incur the additional associated costs.]

Grounds for application

We apply for an order for costs on the grounds that: [insert applicable grounds under Rule 76]

EXAMPLE 1

  1. The Respondent acted unreasonably in the way in which part of the proceedings have been conducted, namely by disputing that the Claimant was a disabled person for the purposes of section 6 of the Equality Act 2010 (Rule 76(1) (a)).

  2. The response had no reasonable prospect of success in respect of the denial that the Claimant was a disabled person for the purposes of section 6 of the Equality Act 2010 (Rule 76(1) (b)).

  3. The Claimant paid Tribunal issue