- Presidential Guidance on vulnerable parties and witnesses in employment tribunals
- What are the practical implications of this guidance?
- What is the relevant background?
- Background law
- Background facts
- What does the Presidential Guidance on vulnerable persons provide?
- Generally (paras 1–12)
- Orders/directions and relevant factors (paras 13–17)
- Case management and ‘ground rules’ (paras 18–21)
- Examples of adjustments for vulnerability (paras 22–23)
- Further considerations (paras 24–25)
- Tribunal participants with a disability: relevant legislation (paras 26–34)
- Equal Treatment Bench Book (paras 35–36)
- Vulnerability and the capacity to litigate (para 37)
- The Advocate’s Gateway (paras 38–40)
- Other guidance (paras 41–43)
- Privacy and vulnerability (paras 44–53)
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic (para 54)
Employment analysis: Presidential Guidance on vulnerable parties and witnesses in employment tribunal proceedings has been published by the President of the Employment Tribunals in England and Wales, HHJ Brian Doyle.
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