The Ministry of Justice has published new statistics relating to Employment Tribunals. As expected, the number of claims has risen since the abolishment of fees.
Figures for April to June 2018 show that the number of claims increased by 165% compared to the same period in 2017 when fees were in place.
The proportion of backlogged claims has also risen by 130% compared to the same quarter of 2017. This has meant a recruitment drive for HM Courts and Tribunal in order get more judges in to deal with claims.
£10 million in fees over 12,400 claims have been refunded to date.
Chesterfield HR Forum To Help Businesses Understand The Tribunal Process
Many business will not know what is involved in an Employment Tribunal. If an employee makes a claim, being involved with a Tribunal can seem daunting.
The Chesterfield HR Forum on 6 December 2018 at Casa Hotel will take the form of an interactive mock Employment Tribunal . There will be a real judge, hearing an acted out real world scenario. The session will close with an general employment law update covering a round up of changes from 2018, and what to expect in 2019. Demand for places is expected to be high, so early booking is recommended.
Book your place via East Midlands Chamber of Commerce using the link below: