New employment tribunal procedure rules
In late 2011, the government asked Mr Justice Underhill to conduct a wholesale review of the rules governing employment tribunal procedure. Among other things, the government wanted to ensure that cases were being dealt with proportionately and that claims with little or no prospect of success could be dealt with robustly.
Following a consultation period, the new rules have now been published and will come into force for claims lodged on or after 29 July 2013. Particular points to note are included in this briefing…
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