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If you are self-employed (as opposed to a worker or an employee), you cannot bring a claim for constructive unfair dismissal as you do not have an employment contract from which to be dismissed.
However, you may be able to bring claims for discrimination, victimisation, harassment and bullying based on the protected characteristics of sex, pregnancy and maternity.
Seek the advice of the government's employment Advice Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) about bringing an employment tribunal claim.
You must act quickly as there is a strict three month limitation period from the date of the act, or last in a chain of acts, complained of. However, ACAS's Early Conciliation Process will "freeze" the limitation period.
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Yes, using the ACAS Early Conciliation Process is mandatory now in all employment claims. If you issue a Claim Form in the Tribunal, it will be referred to ACAS for the EC Process and the Proceedings will be stayed.
ACAS also provide free impartial legal advice which is useful to claimants who cannot afford their own legal fees.