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Would Your Business Survive A Costly Employment Tribunal Claim?

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Did you know the highest award offered for a Tribunal Claim in 2022 was £600,673?

Employment Tribunal quarterly statistics for July to September 2022 show a 6% increase in single claims.

What would you do if the claim was against your company?

Let our Employment Law Team help you mitigate the risk and help navigate you through the ever changing world of Employment Law.

With Pickerings Employer Plus (PEP) you don’t need to worry. For a modest fixed monthly fee we are able to support your business with a complete and cost effective support, advice and insurance protection scheme. 

We take the time to get to know you and your business and will review your employment contracts and documentation as well as offering unlimited advice on employment law. Taking such proactive steps will mitigate against the headache of defending timely and costly tribunal proceedings.

In 2021 in the case of Barrow v Kellogg Brown and Root (UK) Ltd, the Employment Tribunal awarded £2.5million in a record discrimination award, the second largest disability discrimination award ever made by the Employment Tribunal. This sum represents only the final payout - what is not shown is the cost, time and stress involved in defending employment claims.

Times are already tough for many employers, but the difficult economic climate coupled with employees’ increased awareness of their legal rights has resulted in a huge increase in the number of employment claims being submitted to the Employment Tribunal Service.

Thankfully, there is a way to protect your business against such claims, and it is surprisingly affordable!

We can provide your business with a complete and cost effective employment support, advice, and protection scheme - Pickerings PEP.

For one fixed monthly fee, we provide an annual audit of your key employment documents and update them where appropriate. You can call us for expert HR advice as and when you need it, which enables you to deal with employment issues swiftly and effectively.

Finally, should an employment tribunal claim occur, you have the financial protection of an insurance policy which will provide cover for legal costs and most awards and settlements.

Click here for full details of the PEP scheme.

To find out more about how we can support, advise and protect your business, please contact us on 01827 317070 or

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