Jargon Buster Employment Category - A-C

ACAS

This is a service that works alongside both employers and employees to attempt to resolve employment disputes. They can be useful to work with before deciding whether to bring an employment claim.

Bundle

This is a file of documents that encloses the evidence that an employment tribunal will need to consider during a hearing.

Compensation

This is financial money that the employment tribunal might award to the employee if they win their case. The amount received depends on individual circumstances.

Contract

This is the agreement between employee and employer and contains factors such as work to be undertaken and pay.

COT3

This is a form used by ACAS. It records a settlement between employee and employer that has been reached without the assistance of the employment tribunal.