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Employment tribunal cases drop significantly, but claims that go forward tend to be more expensive, says expert

The number of claims referred to employment tribunals may have dropped by as much as 79% in the year since fees were introduced, according to figures produced for the Trade Unions Congress (TUC). 31 Jul 2014

UK government confirms scope of employment tribunals' new power to order an equal pay audit

Firms that are ordered to carry out an equal pay audit by an employment tribunal will be required to publish the results "in a format accessible to all affected staff", the UK government has confirmed. 25 Jun 2014

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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

EAT not usually entitled to resolve factual disagreements in UK employment cases, Court of Appeal rules

The UK ’ s Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) will not normally be able to resolve factual disagreements between parties involved in an employment dispute without parties' permission, the Court of Appeal has ruled. 25 Apr 2014

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