Jargon Buster Employment Category - D-F


These are instructions given by the employment tribunal judge about what should happen, and when, in any particular case. This can include things sending witness statements.


Under disclosure both parties have to give each other copies of all the documents that are relevant to the case.

Employment Tribunal

The employment tribunal is an independent organisation that resolves disputes between employees and employers.


This is the form that needs to be completed to commence an employment claim. It is a legal document and can be complicated at times. There are strict time limits of when the  ET1 should be sent.


This is the employers’ response to the employees ET1. This is usually a defence to the ET1.