Under the The Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2013 the following rules apply (these have been simplied slightly)
A Claim for will be rejected if you do not include minimum information and the tribunal will reject a claim if
(a)it is not made on a prescribed form; or
(b)it does not contain all of the following information—
(i)each claimant’s name;
(ii)each claimant’s address;
(iii)each respondent’s name;
(iv)each respondent’s address.
(2) The form willl be returned to the claimant with a notice of rejection explaining why it has been rejected. The notice shall contain information about how to apply for a reconsideration of the rejection.
The tribunal will reject a claim form if you forget the tribunal fee or your remission application
(1) The Tribunal shall reject a claim if it is not accompanied by a Tribunal fee or a remission application.
(2) Where a claim is accompanied by a Tribunal fee but the amount paid is lower than the amount payable for the presentation of that claim, the Tribunal shall send the claimant a notice specifying a date for payment of the additional amount due and the claim, or part of it in respect of which the relevant Tribunal fee has not been paid, shall be rejected by the Tribunal if the amount due is not paid by the date specified.
(3) If a remission application is refused in part or in full, the Tribunal shall send the claimant a notice specifying a date for payment of the Tribunal fee and the claim shall be rejected by the Tribunal if the Tribunal fee is not paid by the date specified.
(4) If a claim, or part of it, is rejected, the form shall be returned to the claimant with a notice of rejection explaining why it has been rejected.
Your Claim for may be rejected if there a substantive defects in this case :-
12.—(1) The staff of the tribunal office shall refer a claim form to an Employment Judge if they consider that the claim, or part of it, may be—
(a)one which the Tribunal has no jurisdiction to consider; or
(b)in a form which cannot sensibly be responded to or is otherwise an abuse of the process.
(2) The claim, or part of it, may be rejected by the Judge if if the Judge considers that the claim, or part of it, is of a kind described in sub-paragraphs (a) or (b) of paragraph (1).
(3) If the claim is rejected, the form will be returned to the claimant together with a notice of rejection giving the Judge’s reasons for rejecting the claim, or part of it. The notice shall contain information about how to apply for a reconsideration of the rejection.
Reconsideration of rejection
13.—(1) A claimant whose claim has been rejected (in whole or in part) under rule 10 or 12 may apply for a reconsideration on the basis that either—
(a)the decision to reject was wrong; or
(b)the notified defect can be rectified.
(2) The application shall be in writing and presented to the Tribunal within 14 days of the date that the notice of rejection was sent. It shall explain why the decision is said to have been wrong or rectify the defect and if the claimant wishes to request a hearing this shall be requested in the application.
(3) If the claimant does not request a hearing, or an Employment Judge decides, on considering the application, that the claim shall be accepted in full, the Judge shall determine the application without a hearing. Otherwise the application shall be considered at a hearing attended only by the claimant.
(4) If the Judge decides that the original rejection was correct but that the defect has been rectified, the claim shall be treated as presented on the date that the defect was rectified.