Mandatory Pre-Claim Conciliation for Employment Tribunal Claims in the UK

March 21, 2014

Employers and employees have long been able to volunteer to take part in conciliation to seek to resolve their disputes with the assistance of the Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service (“ACAS”). This service is most often used after a claim has been issued in the employment tribunal.
However, from 6 May 2014, it will be mandatory for the vast majority of prospective claimants to contact ACAS and attempt “early conciliation” before they can issue a claim in the employment tribunal.

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