Acas Early Conciliation
Acas Early Conciliation for a guaranteed fixed fee
Early Conciliation is often your last chance to negotiate a settlement and will be the only chance you get to make sure your claim is accepted. Get it wrong and you could end up with less compensation or even your claim being struck out.
You’ll need experts skilled in Early Conciliation and the negotiating process to get you the best deal possible and avoid the stress, confusion, and risks of handling the Acas notification and negotiations yourself. As employment law specialists, we work with Acas every day. We will take care of everything – all for a guaranteed fixed fee.
Why do I need to do Early Conciliation?
Nearly everyone who wants to bring a claim will have to follow the mandatory Acas Early Conciliation procedure before starting a Tribunal claim. It is an opportunity to avoid the risks and costs of time-consuming litigation – but also presents some technical legal hazards that could be hinder your chances of even starting a Tribunal claim if not completed correctly.
The time limits and Tribunal rules are complicated. Our straightforward guaranteed fixed-fee service makes sure your claim is protected and gives you the best chance of success.
Acas Early Conciliation must start within three months (less one day) of your employment ending or of the discriminatory act occurring. If you miss the deadline or the notification is invalid, you won’t be able to start a Tribunal claim later on.
What will you do?
We will deal with all the Early Conciliation on your behalf from start to finish. We will:
- Explain what the conciliation process involves
- Advise you on the strengths, weaknesses and value of your claim
- Start the Acas notification process
- Talk to the Acas officer and negotiate on your behalf
- Complete all the documents needed to settle your dispute
We guarantee to always give you an honest and considered assessment of your potential claim. If it isn’t in your interest to settle, we will tell you. Our advice will always be objective and easy to follow. And if you want to start a Tribunal claim later, you will be in the best position to take the next step, as we will already know all the details of your complaint.
How will the fixed-fee service benefit me?
Disputes at work can be very stressful. After losing your job you will probably be worried about paying your bills, as well as how to pay for a solicitor. You will get the help and support you need to settle your claim as quickly, cheaply and with as little fuss as possible.
We will do everything for you for a guaranteed fixed fee of £300 plus VAT – however long it takes. We guarantee it will never cost you anything more. We can often negotiate a contribution towards your costs from your employer – so it may not cost you anything at all.
You must start Acas Early Conciliation within three months (less one day) of your employment ending or of the discriminatory act occurring. If you miss the deadline or the notification is invalid, you won’t be able to start a Tribunal claim later on.
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