We want to make sure that you have the best possible representation for your business and fully understand the potential costs.
If it is necessary to make or defend applications to amend claims or to provide further information about an existing claim
Defending claims that are brought by litigants in person
Making or defending a costs application
Complex preliminary issues such as whether the claimant is disabled (if this is not agreed by the parties)
The number of witnesses and documents
If it is an automatic unfair dismissal claim e.g. if you are dismissed after blowing the whistle on your employer
Allegations of discrimination which are linked to the dismissal
Complexity and difficulty of the matter
Specialist knowledge and responsibility involved
Volume of papers
Number of witnesses
Number of hearing days
Other possible expenses are; photocopying charges (typically £0.10 per sheet); postage; round trip train travel (standard class) to the Employment Tribunal hearing centre; taxi fares; hotel accommodation for overnight stay (for hearings outside of the greater London and Kent area, and/or as agreed with you) and daily subsistence (at a maximum of £20 to £25 per day).