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Committee says access to justice damaged by courts and tribunals fees changes - Courts and tribunals fees

Major changes are urgently needed to restore an acceptable level of access to the employment tribunals system, says the Justice Committee in its report on recent and proposed changes to fees for court users in the civil and family courts and tribunals. The introduction of issue fees and hearing fees for claimants in employment tribunals in July 2013 has led to a drop of almost 70% in the number of cases brought.

Committee news release
Link to report
Category: Employment » Tribunal procedure. Keyword(s): Fees. Area(s) of law: Employment; Public Sector.
Source: House of Commons Justice Select Committee.

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