Impact assessment

Early conciliation: new employment tribunal claims process

A cost-benefit analysis of new legislation that will make it necessary for you to contact Acas before you make an employment tribunal claim.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Early conciliation: final impact assessment


A cost-benefit analysis of measures in The Employment Tribunals (Early Conciliation: Exemptions and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2014 that brings the Acas early conciliation process into effect.

From 6 April 2014, anyone thinking about making an employment tribunal claim will need to contact Acas first. Acas will then offer early conciliation to try and resolve the dispute quickly and cost effectively.

See the related consultation.

Published 24 February 2014