Newsflash: Tribunal fees – down and under review

What do we already know? Tribunal claims down: In our April 2015 Newsletter Government reforms (2): Tribunal claims – still going down we shared with you the statistics in respect of claims for the period of October to December 2014. Although these showed a slight increase in the number of claims in the previous quarter,…
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Newsflash: Tribunal fees – review

What do we already know? In our February 2015 Newsletter Government reforms: Tribunal fees – under review we updated you that the then Business Secretary, Vince Cable, had launched a review of the impact of Tribunal fees. What’s new? Ex-Business Secretary, Vince Cable, has now announced the findings of the above review. According to Vince…
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Newsflash: Tribunal fees – decision coming…

What do we already know? In our January 2015 Newsflash Tribunal fees we updated you that the High Court had rejected Unison’s second challenge to Tribunal fees. This was despite Unison’s challenge being supported by Tribunal statistics showing a significant reduction in the number of Tribunal claims since the introduction of fees. What’s new? UNISON has…
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Government reforms: Tribunal fees – under review

What do we already know? In our January Newsflash Tribunal fees we updated you that the High Court had rejected Unison’s second challenge to Tribunal fees. This was despite Unison’s challenge being supported by Tribunal statistics showing a significant reduction in the number of Tribunal claims since the introduction of fees. Unison is to appeal…
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Newsflash: Tribunal fees – still here

What do we already know? In our November Newsflash Tribunal fees – on their way out? we told you that Unison’s second challenge to Tribunal fees was heard in the High Court on 21 and 22 October 2014. What’s new? The High Court has rejected unison’s second challenge to Tribunal fees. This is despite Unison’s…
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Newsflash: Tribunal fees – on their way out?

What do we already know? We reported in our September 2014 Newsletter Government reforms (4): Tribunal fees on their way down again that UNISON continues to pursue its judicial review proceedings against the Government in order to overturn the Tribunal fees regime. UNISON’s arguments were rejected by the High Court following a hearing last year…
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Government reforms (4): Tribunal fees – on their way down (again!)

What do we already know? We reported in a Newsflash in March Claims heading down… and our June Newsletter Government reforms (1): Tribunal claims and fees – here to stay or gone tomorrow? that the number of Tribunal claims being brought was on the decline – most likely linked to the introduction of Tribunal fees in July 2013.  …
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Government reforms (1): Tribunal fees – there’s more…

What do we already know? We reported in a Newsflash in March Claims heading down… and our June Newsletter Government reforms (1): Tribunal claims and fees – here to stay or gone tomorrow? that the number of Tribunal claims being brought was on the decline – most likely linked to the introduction of Tribunal fees…
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Government reforms (1): Tribunal claims and fees – here to stay or gone tomorrow?

What do we already know? We reported in a newsflash in March Claims heading down… this year that the number of Tribunal claims being brought was on the decline – most likely linked to the introduction of Tribunal fees in the previous July. We also reported in a newsflash in February Tribunal fees – here…
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Newsflash: Tribunal fees – here to stay (for now…)

What do we already know? Unison brought judicial review proceedings to try to bring an end to the Tribunal fees which were introduced in July 2013. The High Court hearing took place on 22-23 October and 4 November 2013. For more information on Tribunal fees please see the Menzies Law website here. What’s new? The…
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