The Ministry of Justice has confirmed it may reintroduce fees for employment tribunal claims.
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Facing the prospect of more tribunals, many employers are taking a fresh look at their policies and processes to ensure employees are being treated fairly. But could they be doing more to maintain a happy and well-motivated workforce?
The two main trade unions representing staff at collapsed airline Monarch are preparing legal action over the handling of nearly 1,900 job losses.
Workplace expert Acas has published a new independent study on how its conciliation service has reduced the need for employment tribunal hearings.
The latest Employment Tribunal claims statistics have been published this week showing that the dramatic fall in the number of Tribunal claims has continued. This comes not long after trade union Unison had their latest legal challenge to the new fees system rejected, with many believing that they are now here to stay, which must…
While acknowledging the over decline in tribunal claims, the Court of Appeal has held that this alone is not sufficient to uphold the union’s challenge to employment tribunal fees. However, Nicola Sturgeon has today committed to pursuing their abolition in Scotland.
Employment law and HR services firm Vista has launched a campaign urging the next government to introduce an “impunity threshold” for employment tribunals in time for this week’s General Election.
Comments from the community regarding the European Court’s ruling in the Woolworth’s and Ethel Austin redundancy case.
Abercrombie and Fitch (A&F), notorious for their strict guidelines on employee appearance, have finally scrapped their ‘look policy’. The clothing retailer have previously come under fire for their discriminatory policies and ‘over-sexualised’ branding, and has been the subject of numerous lawsuits and tribunals related to their hiring practices. They have also seen their shares fall…
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has upheld an Employment Tribunal’s (ET) decision to award £10,000 of costs against a Claimant despite personal debt meaning she is currently unable to pay.
New research by CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, found that the majority of employers feel the fees should be left as they are, managing conflicts internally.
Has the introduction of employment tribunal fees affected employees’ ability to bring a claim to court?