The Federation of Small Businesses has welcomed measures aimed at resolving workplace disputes.
John Walker, National Chairman, said:
– John Walker, National Chairman, The Federation of Small Businesses
“We welcome the principal of a new role for ACAS in receiving all claims.
However, compulsory ACAS “Early Conciliation” is a concern despite its initial attraction.
We would not support this unless satisfied that the process will not require the business to be legally represented, and, it is a genuine streamlining of the existing process rather than an additional administrative layer.