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ET fees: Supreme Court dumps on Clarke, Cable & Grayling

πŸ™πŸ’»πŸ™πŸ“±πŸ™ πŸ‘€πŸ’»πŸ‘€πŸ“±πŸ‘€ πŸ˜€πŸ‘€πŸ˜„πŸ‘€πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘€πŸ˜†πŸ‘€πŸ˜πŸ‘€πŸ˜‚ πŸš«πŸ’·πŸš« πŸ’₯πŸŽ‰πŸ‘πŸΈπŸ»πŸ·πŸŽ‰πŸΊπŸŽ‚πŸΈπŸ» πŸ‘β€οΈπŸ’‹Β Supreme Court judgesΒ πŸ’‹β€οΈπŸ‘ πŸ‘πŸ‘ŠπŸ˜Β Adam Creme, Shantha David & Unison πŸ˜πŸ‘ŠπŸ‘ πŸ‘πŸ‘ŠπŸ˜ŽΒ Dinah Rose QC & Michael Ford QCΒ πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘ŠπŸ‘ πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜‡Β Caspar Glyn QC, Sean Jones QC, Darren Newman, Abi Adams & Jeremias PrasslΒ πŸ˜‡πŸ‘πŸ‘ 😱⚠️ Ken Clarke, Vince Cable & … Continue reading

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Give me six. Why not?

Extend the time limit for submitting an employment tribunal claim – from three months to six months – in cases of pregnancy or maternity discrimination. Hmmm. Yep, I was pretty sceptical when serious people – including Equality & Human Rights … Continue reading

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ET fees: lies, damn lies, and Ministry number-crunching

Previously on this blog, I had a pop at the Ministry of Injustice’s attempt – in itsΒ laughably poor report of its laughably poor internal review of the ET fees regime introduced in July 2013 – to put a figure on … Continue reading

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ET fees: a statistical injustice

The quarterly employment tribunal (ET) statistics issued by the Ministry of Injustice haven’t been terribly newsworthy since the figures became somewhat lacking in variability in mid-2014. So there was very little chance of the latest set – published at 9.30am … Continue reading

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Has the Ministry of Justice solved the problem of unpaid ET awards?

Last month on this blog, I included the low incidence to date of section 150 penalties for non-payment of an employment tribunal (ET) award – just 37 penalty notices, as of 4 November, according to BEIS’s answer to a parliamentary … Continue reading

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ET fees: ‘full and careful’ consideration of the evidence

So, now we know. Brexit means Brexit, and ‘in due course’ means, well, in due course. And, thanks to aΒ parliamentary question by Labour MP Dawn Butler, we also know that the government’s review of employment tribunal (ET) fees has been … Continue reading

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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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