What is a Case Management Agenda?

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If you're going into your Preliminary Hearing for Employment Tribunal, here's a quick tip to help you avoid getting railroaded at that hearing.

So you'll probably be sent a document like this, an agenda for that Preliminary Hearing. And it has lots of questions in it. And there are two questions that you might think are the same, but they're very different, and it's easy to get them wrong.

This question 2.1 is asking, what are your claims? That would be something like unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal, direct race discrimination.

But here in 4.1, they ask, what are the issues or questions for the Tribunal to decide? Now, a lot of people think that they're supposed to repeat their claims there and say, is this a constructive dismissal case?

But that's not quite what they're looking for. What they're really looking for are the questions that are in dispute that the Tribunal needs to decide. So, for example, if it's an unfair dismissal case and you think that the process wasn't followed, then one of the questions might be, was this a fair process? And it's complicated. We can help you with this. Click the link in the bio.

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Case Management Agenda

Tribunal asking you for a Case Management Agenda? Use our guide to help you prepare.

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Valla offers a low-cost alternative to pricey law firms. We can guide you through the process and help you create the legal documents you need for your case.

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