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Supreme Court ruling -the current system of Employment Tribunal fees is ‘unlawful’

26th July, 2017

The Supreme Court has held that the current system of Employment Tribunal fees, resulting in a 70% reduction in claims, is unlawful, effectively preventing access to justice.  This judgment will have a number of implications, including refunding fees paid to date.  It is expected that the Government will issue a consultation paper to propose a new fee regime.

If you have any questions regarding Employment Law Tribunals, please contact our Employment Department using the details below, for specialist advice.

Claire Brook

Partner in Employment Law
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01244 405575

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