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Wide variety of amendments to employment tribunal rules plus minor early conciliation changes

Published on: 21 September 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Wide variety of amendments to employment tribunal rules plus minor early conciliation changes
  • Single ET1 claim form from multiple claimants
  • No change to requirement for early conciliation certificates
  • Single ET3 response form (1) from multiple respondents or (2) responding to multiple claims
  • Greater discretion on some errors in claim form
  • Reconsideration of rejection of ET3 response form by any judge
  • Preliminary issues where ET3 not lodged, ET3 rejected or claim not contested
  • Listing of short-track cases for hearing upon receipt of claim form
  • Initial consideration
  • Fixing of preliminary hearings
  • More...

Article summary

Employment analysis: A wide variety of amendments are to be made to the Employment Tribunals Rules of Procedure with effect from 8 October 2020, and some minor changes are to be made to the Early Conciliation Rules of Procedure with effect from 1 December 2020, under the newly published Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) (Early Conciliation: Exemptions and Rules of Procedure) (Amendment) Regulations 2020. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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