This section is a work-in-progress which I will add to from time-to-time.


Abbreviations and common phrases or terms used in the context of employment law; and also abbreviations for the Courts and Tribunals: law reports and neutral citations: acts and statutory instruments; and employment law institutions.

Early Conciliation

Early conciliation is intended to encourage parties who are in dispute to try and resolve their differences without resorting to litigation. The process starts when you notify Acas using a notification form. You cannot present a claim to the Employment Tribunal unless you have notified Acas. 

Employment Tribunals

Making a Claim

Guidance about making a claim to the Employment Tribunal.

Time Limits

List of limitation periods for the most common types of claims.

Useful Documents

A selection of employment law related documents and leaflets.

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Gavin Booth

The Law at Work

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G67 4JA

The Law at Work is a not-for-profit Social Enterprise operated by Gavin Booth, specialising in employment rights advice, guidance, support and non-solicitor representation at Employment Tribunal and Regulatory Hearings in Central Scotland.


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