Letter—to employer client giving overview of employment tribunal procedure
Letter—to employer client giving overview of employment tribunal procedure

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

  • Letter—to employer client giving overview of employment tribunal procedure
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[Insert name and address of client]

Private and confidential

Dear [insert name]

Employment tribunal claim by [enter name of employee]

Thank you for instructing this firm in relation to the claim brought against you by [insert name of claimant].[ Please find enclosed with this letter our terms of business.]

I have set out below a guide to the standard employment tribunal process that will ensue now a claim has been accepted by the tribunal, as discussed [at our meeting on [insert date] OR over the telephone on [insert date]]. For the purposes of the employment tribunal proceedings, [insert name of claimant] will be known as ‘the claimant’ and you will be known as ‘the respondent’.

Time limits

As discussed, you have 28 days from the date on which the employment tribunal sent you a copy of the claim form to file a response.[ As the claim form was sent to you by the tribunal on [insert date], in this case your response must be filed with the tribunal by [insert date].]

[I would be grateful if you could send me a copy of the claim form you have received as soon as possible in order that I may begin to consider a response. OR I can confirm that I