• Issue 28 - 08th July 2022

    Can an employee obtain an ACAS Early Conciliation Certificate after lodging an ET1, and still proceed to a hearing? 

No, held the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in Pryce v Baxterstorey Ltd. It is a requirement of Employment law that an employee must attempt to resolve any dispute via mediation with ACAS. This early conciliation is designed to avoid proceedings where possible. If unsuccessful, ACAS issues an early conciliation certificate number and the matter proceeds to trial. in Pryce v Baxterstorey Ltd. the Claimant had lodged their claim on the...

  • 08th July 2022

    Members In The News

    How Vertu Motors’ donation helped a charity’s COVID-19 response – AM Online Prisoners' welfare charity Junction 42 has revealed how a £140,000 donation from car retail group Vertu Motors has helped...