Early conciliation rules (rules applying from Sunday 20 April 2014, as amended)

The following Employment practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Early conciliation rules (rules applying from Sunday 20 April 2014, as amended)
  • 1 Satisfying the requirement for early conciliation
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5 Contact between ACAS and the parties
  • 8
  • 9

Early conciliation rules (rules applying from Sunday 20 April 2014, as amended)

Employment Tribunals (Early Conciliation: Exemptions and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2014 amended by Employment Tribunals (Early Conciliation: Exemptions and Rules of Procedure) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

SI 2014/254 amended by SI 2014/847

SCHEDULE

THE EARLY CONCILIATION RULES OF PROCEDURE

Starting early conciliation

1 Satisfying the requirement for early conciliation

To satisfy the requirement for early conciliation, a prospective claimant must—

(a) present a completed early conciliation form to ACAS in accordance with rule 2; or

(b) telephone ACAS in accordance with rule 3.

(1) An early conciliation form which is presented to ACAS must be—

(a) submitted using the online form on the ACAS website; or

(b) sent by post to the ACAS address set out on the early conciliation form.

(2) An early conciliation form must contain—

(a) the prospective claimant's name and address; and

(b) the prospective respondent's name and address.

(3) ACAS may reject a form that does not contain the information specified in paragraph (2) or may at any point during the period for early conciliation, contact the prospective claimant to correct errors or obtain any missing information.

(4) If ACAS rejects a form under paragraph (3), it must return the form to the prospective claimant.

3

(1) A prospective claimant telephoning ACAS for early conciliation must call the telephone number set out on the early conciliation form and tell ACAS—

(a) the prospective claimant's name and address; and

(b)

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