Wrong early conciliation number: ET1 barred?

Unhappily, in this case the claimant missed the last 2 digits from the early conciliation number in her Employment Tribunal application form. The Tribunal barred her claim because of this, but should they have done so? Background The claimant, Miss… Read on

Early conciliation: adding new respondents

When a Claimant has issued against a particular Respondent, and wishes to change his/her mind about the Respondent after the early conciliation process has finished, do separate early conciliation forms need to be filled in? Background In this case, the… Read on

Time limits and early conciliation

Where ACAS Early Conciliation begins before the time limit starts running on a claim, how should time be calculated? Background In this case, which was recently decided by the Employment Tribunal, the Claimant Miss Myers started early conciliation before she… Read on

Early conciliation not required

The EAT has ruled a claimant is not required to undergo the early conciliation process again when amending an already existing employment tribunal matter to include a later claim. Background This case involved a claimant (Ms Mills) suing her employer… Read on

What is ACAS early conciliation?

Early Conciliation is a service offered by ACAS to allow potential claimants and employers to try to settle a dispute before employment tribunal proceedings are issued. A potential claimant must lodge a form with ACAS before they can commence an… Read on