Employment Law | As the Government mulls reintroducing tribunal fees, how will the plans impact HR?

As the Government mulls reintroducing tribunal fees, how will the plans impact HR?

The Government has launched a consultation to seek views on whether to reinstate a fee for people to bring an Employment Tribunal claim. There is currently no charge; following heavy criticism from unions, the previous fee was abolished after the Supreme Court found it was unlawful.

Now, with a lengthy backlog of claims waiting to be heard, the government is considering whether to bring in a £55 charge. A period of consultation is now open for people to submit their comments.

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