Employment Tribunal Awards:-
If you have an unpaid Employment Tribunal or ACAS Conciliation award, this can now be enforced through the High Court.
You have two options:
In 2010 the Government launched a procedure called the Fast Track scheme https://www.gov.uk/employment-tribunals/if-you-win-your-case it was introduced to make it easier for people who have won Employment Tribunal awards or ACAS Conciliation settlements to use High Court Enforcement Agents (HCEA) to collect payment of their award.
This was due to research that illustrated that a shocking 39% of those with an award had not been paid at all, and only 53% had been paid in full.
…………or let us deal with the whole matter on your behalf please complete our instruction form and forward to us by post or e-mail with a copy of the award.
Who picks up the fees?
- The cost for this service is simply the court fee [currently £60] to issue the Writ of Fieri Facias.
- In the event of a successful execution we will recover the full amount of the Award, interest at 8% per annum and *£111.75p towards the cost that you have incurred in issuing the writ.
- In respect of an unsuccessful enforcement, you will not be charged, however you will not be refunded the Court fee.
Check our Instruction Forms menu above for the latest Employment Tribunal instruction form.
*An administration fee is applicable on successful execution of the Writ, where we have obtained the Writ, and is included in the fees that the Debtor pays but is invoiced to the client.