Tag Archives: Acas early conciliation

ET fees: Ministry of Justice keeps us in the dark

Q: How many Ministry of Justice ministers does it take to change a lightbulb? A: The Ministry’s plan for changing the lightbulb will be published in due course. Yep, when it comes to its internal review of the justice-denying employment … Continue reading

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Latest ET stats. Nothing to see, move along.

It would be nice if the latest set of quarterly employment tribunal (ET) statistics, published by the Ministry of Injustice today, provided some distraction from the imminence of World War III, the associated bonfire of all our employment rights, and … Continue reading

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Lies, damned lies, and co-authored articles in the Guardian

In “The Truman Show” – the film in which the eponymous hero comes to realise he is living in a constructed reality television show – Truman Burbank first suspects his marriage is a sham when he finds a wedding photo … Continue reading

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Putting Shailesh Vara in context (condensed)

I’ve been feeling bad that my last post was a tad, well, unreadable. So this is the condensed version. With charts (see, I do love you, Gem). So, the question is: Has the introduction of Acas early conciliation been (a) … Continue reading

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Phantom menace: ET fees & Acas early conciliation

As¬†previously noted on this blog, I have been¬†resisting the urge to write about the feeble performance of the imbecilic junior injustice minister, Shailesh Vara MP, when giving oral evidence on the impact of employment tribunal (ET) fees to the Justice … Continue reading

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How soon is now? Ministry of Injustice needs more time to work out the bleedin’ obvious.

Two months ago, I was daft enough to venture on this blog that Michael Gove – everyone’s favourite justice secretary – might be close to concluding his Ministry’s snail-like review of the justice-denying employment tribunal fees introduced in July 2013. … Continue reading

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