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Fall in employment claims drives tribunal figures to "lowest since records began"

The number of claims lodged with the UK tribunals has fallen by 71% in a year, driven primarily by reductions in "social security and child support appeals and employment claims", the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has said. 12 Sep 2014

Acas welcomes "good start" for mandatory employment dispute conciliation scheme

Over 17,000 people have used a new service which aims to resolve an employment dispute quickly without the need for an employment tribunal since it became available in April. 09 Sep 2014

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EAT: employee who might be dismissed for gross misconduct may still be entitled to claim constructive dismissal

An employee is not prevented from resigning and bringing a constructive dismissal claim against a former employer by the fact that the employer may have been preparing a gross misconduct case against him, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled. 27 Aug 2014

Court of Appeal: EAT's role is not to rule on employment cases on their merits

The role of the UK's Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) is generally limited to ruling on the lawfulness of an employment tribunal's decisions rather than making its own assessment of a case, the Court of Appeal has confirmed. 04 Jun 2014

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