Breach of Contract Claim Guide
A breach of contract happens when either you or your Employer breaks one of the terms of the employment contract. For example, if your Employer doesn’t pay your wages, or you share your Employer’s trade secrets with third parties, this could constitute a breach of contract. There is no qualifying period of continuous employment for you to make a breach of contract claim. This guide shows you how to craft a breach of contract claim in the Employment Tribunal. Use it in conjunction with the ET1 Builder for best results.
See: Additional Claims (ET Case Writer)
Your employment contract is a legally binding document in which you and your Employer agree on the work that you are going to do, how you will do it and when. Your Employer agrees to pay you an amount of money in exchange for the agreed work. You have a number of rights given to you by statute, but the basic relationship between you and your Employer is covered by the terms and conditions of the employment contract. Your contract can be made up of any or all of the following terms;
You and your Employer are both parties to the employment contract. These terms can be changed if you both agree, and there is some form of payment for the change.