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Employment tribunal cases jump 39% after fees abolished

Acas has seen a 39% jump in the number of cases that have gone to an employment tribunal since fees were abolished last year.

Employment tribunal claims the conciliation service was involved with increased by more than 7,000 since the Supreme Court ruled it was unlawful to charge claimants up to £1,200 in tribunal fees last July.

Its annual report for the last financial year revealed that it handled 26,012 cases that were referred to the employment tribunal, compared with 18,647 claims in 2016/17.

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September 12, 2018

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