Government reforms (3): Tribunal claims

What do we already know? We updated you in our July 2017 Newsflash Tribunal fees unlawful – enormous impact that the Supreme Court ruled that Tribunal fees are unlawful and abolished them, back-dated to their inception in July 2013. We also warned that Tribunals could be about to be deluged by new and backdated claims, which would…
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Government reforms (1): Tribunal claims – on the up?

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What do we already know? We updated you in our September 2016 Newsletter Government reforms (2): Tribunal claims that for the period April to June 2016 Tribunal claims continue to fall but that the decline is seemingly slowing. What’s new? On 9 March 2017, the Ministry of Justice published the Tribunal quarterly statistics for the…
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Government reforms (2): Tribunal claims

What do we already know? We updated you in our June 2016 Newsletter Government reforms (3): Tribunal claims – still low that for the period October to December 2015 and January to March 2016 Tribunal claims have continued to reduce since the introduction of Tribunal fees. What’s new? The Ministry of Justice has published the Tribunal…
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Government reforms (3): Tribunal claims – still low

What do we already know? We updated you in our January Newsflash Tribunal claims – still low that for the period July to September 2015 there were low numbers of new claims, which was consistent with the previous quarter and on-going trend. Also, we reported that there had been a drop of 39% compared to…
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Newsflash: Tribunal claims – still low

What do we already know? In our April 2015 Newsletter Government reforms (2): Tribunal claims – still going down we let you know that statistics showed that for the period of October to December 2014 Tribunals received 12% fewer claims than the same period in 2013. What’s new? Tribunals are still receiving low levels of…
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Government reforms (2): Tribunal claims – still going down

What do we already know? In our December 2014 Newsletter Tribunal claims – still going down we let you know that statistics showed that for the period of July to September 2014 Tribunal claims had fallen by 61% compared to the previous year. What’s new? The number of Tribunal claims being brought continues to decline.…
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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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Tribunal claims – still going down

What do we already know? We told you in our September Newsletter Government reforms (4): Tribunal fees on their way down again that Statistics published in September 2014 for the period of April to June 2014 showed a fall in Tribunal claims for the third quarter in a row. What’s new? The number of Tribunal…
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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: Claims heading down…

Summary:  Employers will be pleased to know that recent statistics show the number of Tribunal claims has again fallen further – by about 79%.  This is inevitably fuelled by the introduction of Tribunal fees in July 2013. Detail:  The Government has just released data relating to Tribunal claims for the period October – December 2013. …
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