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Normally, with the employment tribunal, each party will pay for its own employment tribunal fees.
But ultimately, the adjudicator will decide whether one side will pay the others costs.
If a party acted unlawfully, they could be asked to pay for their opponent's legal fees.
If you withdraw the complaint, it is extremely unlikely you would need to pay the other sides costs.
As for SARs any out of court settlement is up to the two parties.
Is has been know to happen yes. It really is up to the other side, if they hold their nerve or fold and make an offer.
Can I assist or clarify anything further?
You would send it to the employer (HR) they will then pass on to who ever decides this for them. You can suggest an out of court settlement
They would make a written without prejudice offer to you, meaning that they do not accept liability but are willing to make an offer to end any litigation. The offer would likely be a final settlement with a clause that you forgo all further litigation against them. Once signed and agreed they would send payment.
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