New Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure: the essentials

Users of the Employment Tribunals will have to get to grips with a new set of procedural rules. The new rules are introduced from 29 July 2013.

The new rules have now been published and are aimed at simplifying the existing rules, which have been criticised for being inadequately drafted in places and not very ‘user friendly’.

These changes will be introduced at the same time as the requirement to pay a fee to lodge a tribunal claim comes into force. At the moment, unlike in the civil courts, no fee is required…

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