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Location Location Location: An Update

<!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>On 30 March 2022 <a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/amy-rumble/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Amy Rumble</a> and <a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/robert-dunn/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Robert Dunn</a> hosted a Law with Lunch event on the topic ‘<strong><em>Jurisdiction and Giving Evidence from Abroad in the ET’</em></strong>.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Much awaited <strong>Employment Tribunal Presidential Guidance on taking evidence from persons located abroad</strong> has been released today (27 April 2022) and can be found here: <a href="https://files.constantcontact.com/a61bf256301/079c8a18-8178-4988-9942-a828e619c31b.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Presidential guidance taking oral evidence by video or telephone from persons located abroad</a></p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>In brief the guidance sets out:</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:list --> <ul><li>The decision of the Upper Tribunal in<em> Agbabiaka </em>is not legally binding on Employment Tribunals. Nonetheless, it is appropriate for Employment Tribunals, and the parties who appear before them, to follow the approach set out in that decision.</li><li>Why permission is needed.</li><li>The process of obtaining permission from a foreign state.</li><li>Guidance for when permission is delayed or refused.</li></ul> <!-- /wp:list --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p></p> <!-- /wp:paragraph -->