witness order : An ET can issue a witness order to compel an unwilling witness to attend the hearing.
witness statement : Written statement containing a witness’s tribunal evidence.
The most common breach is where an employee is dismissed without notice or the notice given is too short. An employer can often justify dismissing an employee without notice (Summary Dismissal) if the employee commits a serious breach of the contract.
Wrongful dismissal claims can be brought in the employment tribunal, county court or High Court depending on the value of the claim.
zero-hours contract : A zero-hours contract is a type of employment contract where the employee makes themselves available for work for a specified number of hours and get paid for a proportion of those hours even if not required to work.