Sadly, 'suing the boss' seems to have become what might feel like a bit of a national pastime. Even the best-informed employer can fall foul of burgeoning legislation. Let’s face it the odds are stacked against you.
Disputes with staff past or present can cost you dear, whether well founded or not.
You and your business need to avoid protracted and damaging disputes. Simply attending a Tribunal could easily cost you as much as £5,000 for every day it lasts, with no chance of ever recovering the cost. Some compensation awards are unlimited. Forward Employ meets the cost of legal representation and damages or awards of compensation made against you.