For many businesses, the journey to become “GDPR compliant” which they embarked upon earlier in the year meant that many – but by no means all – businesses will have assessed what personal data they hold and policies will have been put in place. But have you thought of the need to use that data… Read more>>
Employees will no longer have to pay to start a claim in Tribunal after the Supreme Court unanimously quashed the fees regime introduced by the government in 2013.
Fees for Tribunals have deterred a great many claims in Tribunal, not only for unpaid wages but for discrimination and unfair dismissal as well. Tribunal applications dropped 70% after fees were introduced, and most lawyers agreed that an unpaid wages claim for say £150 would be futile with the Tribunal fee being more than the amount in question.