• Acas early conciliation scheme details announced.

    From May onwards, employees will usually only be able to bring an employment tribunal claim against their employer if they have referred the issue to Acas for early conciliation first. The reform is intended to reduce the number of cases going to employment tribunals. It remains to be seen whether it will achieve this aim….
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  • Early conciliation to come into force from April 2014.

    From April 2014 before lodging a claim to the Tribunal all claimants will need to notify Acas first, where conciliation will be offered. If conciliation is unsuccessful within the set period the claimant can proceed to lodge a tribunal claim.