Monthly Archives: May 2016

71% of Acas research is rubbish

So, this week Acas published yet another ‘independent’ research report purporting to show how wonderful Acas is. It’s a dense and lengthy tome – 106 pages, not including the copy of its survey questionnaire – and, to convince you of … Continue reading

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LEAKED: The MoJ’s Post Implementation Review of Employment Tribunal Fees

Today the Government published its “template for government officials to set out the analysis to support the recommendations of statutory and non-statutory post implementation reviews of legislation”. And – what a coincidence – one of my many friends at the … Continue reading

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NMW enforcement: has BIS kissed goodbye to £4m in financial penalties?

As noted on this blog in February, something very unusual went on with enforcement of the national minimum wage (NMW) in 2015/16, with both the total amount of NMW arrears recovered by HMRC and the number of workers benefiting from … Continue reading

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ET fees: Who said what to the Justice committee of MPs

With the report of the Ministry of Injustice’s internal review of the employment tribunal fees introduced in July 2013 having now been sitting on the desks of justice secretary Michael Gove and his intellectually-challenged junior minister, Shailesh Vara, for seven … Continue reading

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