Latest Tribunal Statistics Published

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Posted on 12 Sep 2016

The Ministry of Justice has published quarterly statistics for April to June 2016. 

The figures reveal a further drop in the number of single employment tribunal claims issued (4,200, down 3% on the same period last year). The employment tribunals disposed of 3,700 single claims, no change from the same period last year.

2,209 remission applications were received for the issue fee (of which 64% were wholly or partially successful, 12% higher than the same quarter last year) and 621 for the hearing fee (of which 86% were wholly or partially successful, 2% higher than the same quarter last year). 

The figures also revealed that over the financial year 2015/16, 84% of claimants were represented by a lawyer (including Law Centres and Trade Associations) at employment tribunals (including the Employment Appeal Tribunal), up from 75% in 2014/15. During this period there was also a 20% drop in the number of appeals to the Employment Appeal Tribunal. 

The full statistics can be viewed here.

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