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23% increase in ET claims during October 2018 to December 2018

Makbool Javaid

The Ministry of Justice quarterly tribunal statistics for October 2018 to December 2018 show that 9,811 single employment tribunal claims were received, an increase of 23% compared to the same period a year ago. There were 7,173 multiple claims received this quarter, down 78% on the same period last year. The most common jurisdictional complaint disposed of between October to December 2018 was unauthorised deductions from wages, whereas in October to December 2017 unfair dismissal was the most common complaint. 29% of disposals were ACAS conciliated settlements (the most common outcome this quarter), 21% were withdrawn, 18% were struck out and 8% were successful at hearing.

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

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