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Employment tribunals

Pimlico plumbers case ruling

The supreme court recently ruled in a significant case, the case of Gary Smith Versus Pimlico Plumbers. The case sets a precedent for those self employed as contractors and has potential ramifications for the gig economy with further key cases

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Employment tribunal fee refund scheme launched

The Government launched the first stage of the employment tribunal fee refund scheme in October; to refund employment tribunal fees to those who have made claims, after the Supreme Court ruled in July that the 2013 introduction of fees of

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Employment tribunal fee refunds scheme launched

On 20th October, the Government has launched the first phase of the employment tribunal fee refunds. Up to around 1,000 people will be contacted individually and given the chance to complete applications from 20th October before the full scheme is

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Employment tribunal award enforcement

The ending of employment tribunal fees is very likely to lead to an increase in the number of claims, perhaps even reaching the levels seen before the introduction of fees. Employment solicitors we work with have certainly welcomed the news!

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Employment tribunal fees ruled unlawful

On 26th July 2017, the Supreme Court ruled that employment tribunal fees were unlawful. The Government quickly moved to abolish them and commit to refunding fees paid out since their introduction in July 2013, at an estimated cost of £32

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