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Tribunal statistics and awards


European rulings - status post-Brexit?

Currently, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is the highest court where employment cases can be heard. But what status will its rulings have post-Brexit? More...


Have you settled everything?

In Department for Work and Pensions v Brindley 2016 the parties had entered into an Acas-approved settlement agreement, known as a COT3. Due to a drafting error the employee was still able to issue an employment claim. What went wrong? More...


Tribunal rulings now online


Job applicants motivated by compensation

Over the years many individuals have purposefully applied for jobs and then used discrimination laws to claim compensation, but the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has now put a stop to this. What’s happened? More...


Covert recording costs employees £69,484

Employees who make covert recordings are often allowed to use them as evidence against their employer in tribunal. However, this practice has just cost four employees nearly £70,000. What did they do wrong? More...


Helpful ruling on rest breaks

If an employee suffers discrimination, the tribunal can make a separate award for injury to feelings. Is it also able to do this where an employee has been denied their statutory rights in relation to rest breaks? More...


Penalties for non-payment of tribunal awards


£5,000 after being banned from speaking Polish

An employee who was told to “never speak Polish” - even to fellow Polish colleagues - has been awarded over £5,000 by the tribunal. Was it the employer’s rule or something else that attracted this level of award? More...


Tribunal claims fall by 79%

The latest official statistics indicate that tribunal claims have fallen by 79% over the past twelve months. Is this a one-off or a trend that’s here to stay? More...
Last updated: 22.03.2019

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