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Number of Tribunal Claims

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Many are concerned about access to justice after the MOJ published statistics last month suggesting that there has been a 79% drop in the number of tribunal claims since fees were introduced (a statistic I find unlikely given union and insurance backed claims, plus claims from those who would be likely to bring claims irrespective of merits and cost-effectiveness, must surely have exceeded 21% of claims before July 2013).

The chair of the Employment Lawyers Association, Richard Fox, now reports that in one employment tribunal region, East London, they are experiencing something very different.  Read his blog for more details.