International Employment Law Review - England and Wales: September 2014

September 11, 2014

Early Conciliation - What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
The new rules on early conciliation will be seen by some as another obstacle in the path of the poor put upon litigant employees and by others as a sensible way to encourage employers and employees to try to resolve disputes without resorting to litigation.

Upcoming Changes to UK Family-Friendly Rights
The next year brings some major changes to family-friendly rights in the UK.

Tribunal Fees...One Year On
Since 29 July 2013, a prospective claimant must pay a fee before they can issue a claim in the employment tribunal. The claimant must also pay a further (and much higher) fee at a second stage, usually three or four weeks before the final hearing.

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