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Acas publishes latest quarterly early conciliation statistics

Statistics from April to June 2018 have been published by Acas on its early conciliation (EC) service. According to the statistics, the total number of EC notifications received had increased by 53% to 33,171 from 21,647 in the equivalent quarter of 2017.

The statistics also demonstrate a growth in the proportion of EC cases which proceeded to an employment tribunal claim – 23% of EC cases going forward compared to 17% in the same quarter for 2017.