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31% increase in single ET claims during July to September 2018

Makbool Javaid

The Ministry of Justice has published the latest report and detailed statistics on tribunal cases received, disposed of or outstanding for July to September 2018. The key figures for this period are: 9,020 single claims were received, an increase of 31% compared to the same period in 2017; 14,680 multiple claims were received, a decrease of 37%; the top three jurisdictional complaints were: (1) unfair dismissal = 6,079; (2) unauthorised deductions = 4,007; (3) breach of contract = 3,121; and, the top discrimination complaint was disability = 1,668, followed by equal pay = 1,315, and then sex discrimination = 959.

The updates are kindly provided by Simons Muirhead & Burton Law firm

This update provides summary information and comment on the subject areas covered. Where employment tribunal and appellate court cases are reported, the information does not set out all of the facts, the legal arguments presented and help judgments made in every aspect of the case. Click on the links to access full details. If no link is provided, contact us for more information.  Employment law is subject to constant change either by statute or by interpretation by the courts. While every care has been taken in compiling this information, SM&B cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. Specialist legal advice must be taken on any legal issues that may arise before embarking upon any formal course of action.

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