60% reduction in Employment Tribunal cases

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Last week was the 2 year anniversary of the introduction of Employment Tribunal fees. Not a day for celebration.
Latest statistics from the Ministry of Justice show a 60% reduction in Tribunal cases.
 
But on a more positive note, on 21 July it was announced that the House of Commons Justice Select Committee will conduct an inquiry into the effects of increased court fees and introduction of tribunal fees. This follows the long awaited announcement in June 2015 that the Ministry of Justice will also review the impact of Employment Tribunal fees.
 
Could this lead the way to fees being abolished and restoring access to justice?

Read the full blog.

If you would like further information or have any questions, please contact a member of our employment rights team.

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