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Acas (the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) is a publicly-funded independent organisation which promotes good employment relations and assists employers and...

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Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is conventionally understood to include four methods of resolving disputes, other than litigation, namely: • mediation • arbitration...

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Background The annual employment tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) statistics are of interest to employment lawyers for assessing: • any...

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Appeals to the Court of Appeal The usual route of appeal from the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in England and Wales is to the Court of Appeal. This may only be made...

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The jurisdiction to brings claims in the employment tribunal derives from statute (eg the unfair dismissal jurisdiction derives from the ERA 1996). Time limits for...

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Addition, substitution and removal of parties The tribunal has power to add a person as a new party to proceedings, or substitute an existing party with a new person (ie...

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The ET Rules classify all hearings as either: • a preliminary hearing (see Practice Note: Preliminary hearings in the employment tribunal), or • a final hearing (see...

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UPDATE: On 26 September 2018 the Law Commission launched a Consultation paper on Employment Law Hearing Structures seeking views on how the shared jurisdictions of the...

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As in the employment tribunal (see Costs in the employment tribunal—When a costs order or a preparation time order must or may be made), the Employment Appeal Tribunal...

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This Practice Note outlines the types of orders that can be made relating to costs in the employment tribunal, including orders relating to representation, reimbursement...

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This Practice Note explains how the damages-based agreement (DBA) regime operates for employment tribunal matters, including: • how DBAs work • enforceability issues •...

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Under English law legally binding agreements can be made orally, in writing or by deed. This Practice Notice considers the circumstances in which a deed is necessary or...

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This Practice Note sets out the rules that apply to the delivery of documents throughout the course of employment tribunal proceedings. Documents may need to be...

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Where some or all of a claim or response has no reasonable prospect of success, the appropriate approach may be to strike it out: see Striking out and unless orders in...

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Employment tribunals are now part of the combined Tribunals Service, which is administered by the Ministry of Justice. There are three ways that an employment tribunal...

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The employment tribunal has the power to order any person in Great Britain (including, of course, but not limited to, persons who are a party to the...

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