ACAS has published a new Research Paper: “Evaluation of ACAS conciliation in Employment Tribunal applications 2016”. The paper highlights three reasons why claimant’s who don’t settle their claim via ACAS early conciliation, don’t proceed to issue tribunal proceedings.
27% said they thought they would not win or that it would be a waste of time,
20% said that the tribunal fees were off-putting and,
17% said they found the process too stressful.