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The Acas Council has welcomed the Government's proposal for all potential employment tribunal claims to be offered early conciliation with Acas first. In its submission to the Government's consultation document 'Resolving Workplace Disputes', the Council said the plans would enable the expansion of Acas' successful Pre-Claim Conciliation (PCC) service.
Over three quarters of disputes that are appropriately referred for PCC do not go on to become tribunal claims but the scope of the service is currently limited by the fact the Acas Helpline is the main source of referrals. Although this provides substantial coverage, the proposals the consultation puts forward would enable Acas to reach all potential claimants.
The submission also shows that Acas: