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Tribunal claims pile up for want of judges and administrative resources

During the Tribunal Fees regime, it was not only Claims that reduced dramatically. The judges who had heard cases moved to other work and the resources available to the Tribunal system were significantly reduced. With …

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Calls grow to bring back protection from sexual harassment by third parties

The Fawcett Society has called on the Government to bring back the protections for employees provided under section 40 of the Equality Act 2010, which was repealed in 2013. The Society suggests that employers should …

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ET claims on the rise as predicted following fees’ abolition

The number of ET claims in England and Wales rose by 66 per cent in the three months following the abolition of fees in July 2017. The largest increase was in single claims for unfair …

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Tribunal Fees: refund scheme opens

The process of refunding Tribunal fees began on 20th November, following a four week trial involving one thousand claimants. Anyone who paid a fee between July 2013 and July 2017 can now apply for a …

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Confidential data “intentionally leaked by one in four employees”

In a survey of 2,000 UK staff, data privacy and risk management company Egress Software Technologies has found that one in four  have intentionally leaked confidential business information to individuals outside their organisations. The research …

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Whistleblowers deterred by company culture

Research by law firm Freshfields has found that despite   whistleblowing becoming more standardised practice in workplaces around the world organisational culture still deters large numbers of employees from taking this step. ​In a survey of …

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