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Employment Tribunal Service

Employment Law & HR Services for Businesses


Employment Tribunals are an independent judicial body in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland who resolve legal issues between employees and employers.

Nearly all cases involving an employment issue will be heard in Eemployment Ttribunals. Common types of claims that lead to employment tribunals include:

  • Unfair dismissal
  • Constructive dismissal
  • Wrongful pay
  • Discrimination

Employment tribunals can be extremely damaging for businesses. The table below shows the highest and average awards for different kinds of employment tribunal claims in 2015/16.


2015/2016 Highest award Mean award* Median award**
Unfair dismissal £470,865 £13,851 £7,332
Race discrimination £43,735 £14,185 £13,706
Sex discrimination £1,762,130 £85,622 £13,500
Disability discrimination £257,127 £21,729 £11,309
Religious discrimination £45,490 £19,647 £16,174
Sexual orientation discrimination £20,192 £20,192 £20,192
Age discrimination £16,263 £9,025 £8,417
ET and EAT Tables 2015 to 2016 (Excel file) on Tribunals and gender recognition certificate statistics quarterly: April to June 2016 – GOV.UK.

As well as being costly, employment tribunals can be stressful and lengthy processes. If you find yourself faced with an employment tribunal, the team at Wildings Solicitors can help.

As part of our Retain & Assure scheme, our employment solicitors offer an employment tribunal representation service,. In which, our team of specialists will support you throughout the whole process and handle negotiations with ACAS and the employee on your behalf. With our innovative legal expenses insurance package, you can also rest assured that your fees will be covered if a claim reaches a tribunal.

Prevention is better than the cure; in our employment tribunal service, our team will ensure you have the policies and processes in place to reduce the risk of facing costly claims. Having an employment solicitor on-hand to give you advice from the outset of a problem is the best way to ensure a solution that protects your business.

Contact our Employment Solicitors in Birmingham today to discuss our employment tribunal service. Freephone 0330 333 8797, request a callback or email info@wildings-solicitors.co.uk to book a consultation.

What is the Retain & Assure Scheme?

The Retain & Assure scheme is a comprehensive employment law and HR service that aims to give employers complete peace of mind.

As well as offering an employment tribunal service, the Retain & Assure scheme gives businesses unlimited employment law & HR support. The scheme also includes:

  • Bespoke contracts of employment
  • Unlimited access to employment training
  • Legal expenses insurance

Click the link below for more information about our employment law and HR services for businesses.

Retain & Assure Information Pack

What do our clients say about us?

“I have used Wildings for many years for conveyancing and lease documentation to Employment advice and have always received an excellent service. So, when they started their new Retain and Assure scheme I had no hesitation to sign up immediately. I now have the right documentation in place and have somebody to talk me through the legal jargon giving me the peace of mind to continue running my Business.” Aftab Ahmed Chughtai MBE

Concerned about the effect an Employment Tribunal could have on your business?

Contact our team to find out more about our specialist employment tribunal service. Freephone 0330 333 8797, request a callback or email info@wildings-solicitors.co.uk.

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