Employment tribunals: Respond to an employment tribunal claim
When to use this employment tribunals flowchart
Use this employment tribunals flowchart to deal with the practical and legal issues involved in responding to an employment tribunal claim.
When an employer receives notification from the employment tribunal that a claim has been brought against it, it must respond using the prescribed form (ET3). This flowchart guides you through the process of completing the response.
A failure to prepare your response carefully and thoroughly may jeopardise your chances of successfully defending the claim, and may result in the claimant being awarded a higher sum of compensation.
- Check that the claim has been brought in time
- Finalise grounds of resistance
- Submit response to employment tribunal by deadline