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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 its¬†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 a¬†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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ET awards: looks like we’ve got us a trend thingy

Six months ago, I noted on this blog that, in 2014/15, there had been a marked increase in the median awards for unfair dismissal or discrimination (the only jurisdictions for which the lackadaisical HMCTS bothers to record the relevant data). … Continue reading

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What does the appointment of Liz Truss as justice secretary mean for the MoJ review of employment tribunal fees?

I’m sorry I haven’t a clue. Update (19 July): However, with the enforced departure from the MoJ this week of both slow-reading junior injustice minister Shailesh Vara and slightly less junior injustice minister Dominic Raab – who appeared to have … Continue reading

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