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Employment Tribunal Fees: Bits and Bobs

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Several developments on tribunal fees: each small, but cumulatively worth a mention.

1. Parliament has made an amending statutory instrument, clarifying an ambiguity in the original fees order. It is now clear than an employer counter-claim for breach of contract is charged a 'type A' fee, irrespective of whether the employee is also bringing 'type B' claims.

2. Bristol University have published a research study, Employment Tribunal Claims: Debunking the Myths, which makes some interesting (albeit probably uncontroversial) observations about fees.

3. The always excellent blogger Richard Dunstan has produced a post on how the fee system can be restructured to achieve a much fairer result without spending more government money. Definitely worth reading.