Category Archives: employment law

Decline in Employment Tribunal claims continues

Date: 13th June 2014 Categories:

Figures published by the Ministry of Justice yesterday show a 59% drop in the overall number of employment tribunal (ET) claims. LAG believes this fall in people seeking justice over disputes in the work place can be mainly attributed to the …

Low Commission Report Published

The independent commission established by LAG and led by the cross-bench peer Lord Low has published its report today, 9th January. The Commission is calling for urgent reforms to ensure ordinary people can get the help they need to deal …

Dramatic Fall in Employment Tribunal Cases

Date: 23rd October 2013 Categories:

Figures released by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) show a large decline in the number of claims received by the Employment Tribunals after the introduction of fees at the end of July this year (see link below).     From …

Employment Law- looking to the future

Date: 16th October 2013 Categories:

Our public opinion research published last year showed rising support across all social classes for employment law advice to be paid for by the state. Despite this, the availability of free employment law advice suffered a devastating blow in April …

Details of advice fund announced

Date: 21st November 2011 Categories:

LAG has been advised by the Cabinet Office that the £20m fund to assist not for profit (NFP) agencies hit by spending cuts will be officially launched today (Monday 21November).   The fund will be aimed at frontline NFP advice …

Cable’s dodgy statistics

Date: 31st January 2011 Categories:

Last week, Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, announced a consultation on changes in employment law to reduce the number of cases being brought. The measures proposed include raising the qualifying period to bring a claim …

Employment law

Date: 21st September 2009 Categories:

LAG published the eighth edition of Employment law: an adviser’s handbook by Tamara Lewis last week. The book is a comprehensive guide to employment law and it deals with recent changes in the law such as the definition of an …

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