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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Unison challenges Employment Tribunal Fees

Unison has confirmed that it is making an application to the High Court to challenge the introduction of employment tribunal fees. This is a judicial review of the Ministry of Justice’s decision to introduce employment tribunal and employment tribunal fees … Continue reading

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Costs in the Employment Tribunal

The general rule is that parties to an Employment Tribunal claim should not expect to recover their costs at the end of the hearing. This is unlike the other civil courts, where costs (or a proportion thereof) are normally awarded … Continue reading

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New Employment Tribunal Rules published.

The new employment tribunal rules of procedure have now been published and are due to come into force on 29 July 2013. They arise from the fundamental review of employment tribunals, carried out by Lord Justice Underhill last year. Key … Continue reading

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Pay in Lieu of Notice: How Lucky Can You Get?

‘Mr Geys is a lucky man’, said Lord Sumption, opening his judgement in Societe Generale v Geys 2012 UKSC 63. Societe Generale (SG) wanted to terminate Mr Gey’s contract immediately, to deprive him of £6m or so of bonus he … Continue reading

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Employment Tribunal Fees to be introduced on 29 July 2013

Fees for Employment tribunal and employment appeal tribunal claims are to be introduced from 29 July 2013. From this date, all employment claims and appeals will be required to pay a fee or provide an application for fee remission against … Continue reading

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