Category Archives: Employment Tribunals

Employment Tribunal award limits to increase from April 2014

The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2014 SI 2014/382 has been published. The order will increase the limits on certain employment tribunal awards and other amounts payable under employment legislation from 6 April 2014. The main changes are: The … Continue reading

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Acas Early Conciliation

The Acas Early Conciliation scheme will start on 6 April 2014 when the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (Commencement No. 5, Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2014 (SI 2014/253) and the Employment Tribunals (Early Conciliation: Exemptions and Rules of … Continue reading

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What to expect in 2014.

2014 promises to be another year of substantial change in employment law with changes to TUPE 2006 coming in on 31st January 2014 and mandatory pre-claim Acas conciliation (introduced under the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013) in April. It … Continue reading

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Fee remissions in courts and tribunals.

On 9 September 2013, the Ministry of Justice published its response to the consultation on reforming the fee remissions system in courts and tribunals. The response confirmed the government’s intention to introduce a disposable capital test and a household income … Continue reading

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Employment Tribunal Fees

The introduction of fees for claims to the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal came into effect on 29 July 2013. All employees making an Employment Tribunal claim against their employers must now pay a fee to lodge their claim. … Continue reading

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