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64% increase in ET claims following abolition of fees

The Ministry of Justice has published Quarterly Statistics, July to September 2017, giving the first indication of the situation after ET fees were abolished in July 2017 and which show that single ET claims increased by 64%.

Article by: Makbool Javaid | Published: 16 January 2018

Hearing Hearing

Perception that hearing impairment could be a disability was unlawful

In Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey, C suffers from mild hearing loss with tinnitus. There is a standard for hearing loss in the police service, but guidance provides if loss is borderline, a practical test to assess functional disability should take place.

Article by: Makbool Javaid | Published: 15 January 2018