Employment tribunal – Procedure. The Employment Appeal Tribunal (the EAT) dismissed the employee's appeal against the refusal of the employment tribunal to strike out the employer's response to the employee's complaints on the basis of non-compliance with an order in respect of the exchange of witness statements. The EAT decided that in the present case, the tribunal judge had correctly applied the principles and authorities and there had been no error of law in the judge's approach to his exercise of discretion.