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Legal Services

The BDA provide legal services we to BDA Members.

Any BDA Member requesting support on workplace employment issues should initially contact their local BDA Trade Union Representative or the BDA Trade Union office. 

As a BDA Member you can get support if you are being investigated by the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC) by contacting the BDA Trade Union office. 


Loan Agreement 

Due to recent changes to Employment Tribunals when taking a case to Employment Tribunal the individual would have to pay an up-front fee.  As a BDA Member this Employment Tribunal fee is done through a loan agreement.

The Work Issues section is the section to find advice and guidance if you have a problem at work related to restructuring or redundancy, disciplinary, sickness, capability, grievance, workload or bullying, the Trade Union team will be able to provide free advice and support or representation for you through any of the above which may include representation and attendance at legal hearings.

In Northern Ireland note:

In Northern Ireland most employment matters are dealt with by Industrial Tribunals. The equivalent bodies in England and Wales are known as Employment Tribunals.


If in Northern Ireland Please Note

Northern Ireland Law is totally different to the remainder of the United Kingdom.  The advice on these pages relates solely to England, Scotland and Wales legislation.

For information on Northern Ireland Legislation and the legal services available to Northern Ireland members contact the BDA Trade Union Office.


If The Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey Please Note

The Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey legislation is totally different to UK legislation. The advice on these pages relates solely to England, Scotland and Wales legislation.

For advice on legislation and the legal services available to BDA Members in The Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey BDA Members should contact the BDA Trade Union Office.


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