Current employment tribunal fees are ruled unlawful

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A landmark judgment by the Supreme Court last month has ruled that the employment tribunal fee regime which has been in place since 2013 is unlawful.

Prior to the ruling on 26th July 2017, employees wishing to take their employer to tribunal had to pay a fee of up to £1200. Subsequently, the number of cases taken to tribunal dropped by about 70% which led to some employers taking a tougher attitude to employee

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