Employment Cases Update

New Presidential Guidance relating to Vulnerable Parties and Witnesses

Date published: 22/04/2020

The President of the ET, Judge Brian Doyle, has produced new guidance relating to vulnerable parties and witnesses (including children) participating in Employment Tribunal proceedings

This Presidential Guidance is in relation to vulnerable parties and witnesses (including children) participating in Employment Tribunal proceedings. It does not supersede or alter any other Presidential Guidance. The principal purpose of this Presidential Guidance is to focus the attention of all Employment Tribunal judges and members, parties, witnesses and representatives upon the issue of vulnerability, however that issue might arise or appear.

The full text of the guidance can be found here