Tags: Tribunal fees

Tribunal fees here to stay as claims continue to fall

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…

Marcia Hazzard: Labour’s announcement on tribunal fees

On Tuesday (9 September), the Labour Party announced that it would revise the current employment tribunal fees system if elected. Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna said a Labour government would look at a “more streamlined and less bureaucratic procedure” – but stopped short of suggesting they would revoke fees altogether. It’s an interesting stance in…

UNISON wins judicial review hearing into Tribunal fees

UNISON has won a hearing investigating the need for a judicial review into the introduction of employment tribunal fees. Despite losing its original claim last week in writing, it has been revealed that the trade union successfully argued its case at an oral hearing, with the Royal Courts of Justice approving the hearing for October.…