The changing face of Employment Tribunal litigation

more+
less-
Explore:  Employment Tribunals UK

Statistics published by the Ministry of Justice show that the Employment Tribunals received 79% (or 9,801) fewer claims in the period October to December 2013 than in the corresponding period in 2012. It is safe to assume that the main reasons for this dramatic drop can be found in the equally dramatic changes that have been, and are being, made in relation to the Tribunal process.

These changes are creating a more employer-friendly business environment, introducing greater obstacles for employees to bring unmeritorious or vexatious claims and reducing the risk to employers when dealing with problematic or underperforming employees. Those employees who may previously have lodged claims merely to inconvenience an employer or force a favourable settlement are now less likely to use the Tribunal system for tactical leverage.

Please see full alert below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Written by:

Published In:

UK

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© White & Case LLP | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »

All the intelligence you need, in one easy email:

Great! Your first step to building an email digest of JD Supra authors and topics. Log in with LinkedIn so we can start sending your digest...

Sign up for your custom alerts now, using LinkedIn ›

* With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name.
×
Loading...
×