Summer 2013 will bring changes in the following areas:
Employment Tribunal fees to be introduced
Fees will be charged for issuing and hearing tribunal claims and for various applications made during tribunal proceedings. Level 1 fees for simpler claims will be ?160 (issue) and ?230 (hearing). Level 2 fees for more complex claims including unfair dismissal, discrimination and equal pay will be ?250 (issue) and ?950 (hearing).
* Announced today by Ministry of Justice that fees will apply from 29th July 2013
Compensatory award cap
A cap on the compensatory award of one year’s pay will be introduced. The current statutory maximum will apply, if lower.