Daniel Brown and Grace Nicholls outline upcoming changes to Employment Tribunal rules

24th September 2020

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3PB employment and discrimination barristers Daniel BrownDaniel BrownCall: 2012 and Grace Nicholls sum up the likely implications of the changes to the rules surrounding Employment Tribunals.

Last week the government announced a raft of changes to increase flexibility within the Employment Tribunal system with the objectives of hearing more cases, opening up court space, swifter resolution of claims for employees and employers, deployment of a greater range of judicial expertise and greater use of virtual hearings.

In just ten minutes Grace and Daniel talk about The Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Early Conciliation: Exemptions and Rules of Procedure) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 which amends the Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2013 and Employment Tribunals (Early Conciliation: Exemptions and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2014.

There are eight new rules with four of them coming in to force on 8 October and the remainder on 1 December this year.

Watch the short video here: