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Employment Rules and Legislation: Practice Directions

Rules that govern Employment Tribunals procedures

Update 26 April 2022

Taking oral evidence by video or telephone from persons located abroad

Update 31 March 2022

ET Road Map for 2022-2023 (31 March 2022)

Update 12 December 2021

Presidential Practice Direction – Electronic Signatures (13 December 2021)

Update 31 March 2021

ET Road Map for 2021-2022 (31 March 2021)

Update 14 September 2020

Presidential Guidance (England and Wales) on remote and in-person hearings

Presidential Practice Direction (England and Wales) on remote hearings and open justice

Presidential Practice Direction (on the use of the Welsh language)

Update 12 June 2020

Practice Direction (Employment Appeal Tribunal – Procedure – Hearings)

Update 1 June 2020

Updated FAQs arising from the COVID-19 pandemic

Update 4 May 2020

Updated FAQs arising from the COVID-19 pandemic – Employment Tribunals (updated – see 1 June)

Update 22 April 2020

ET Presidential Guidance on Vulnerable Parties and Witnesses

Update: 27 March 2020

See below for Third Addendum to Presidential Guidance on Vento bands (originally issued on 5 September 2017)

Update: 23 March 2020

Amendment to Direction issued by Employment Tribunal Presidents: ET Covid-19 Direction Amendment 23.3.20

Updated: 18 March 2020

See below for Presidential guidance in connection with the conduct of employment tribunal proceedings during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic