Employment Tribunal Quarterly Statistics
January – March 2018
The Ministry of Justice has published the quarterly statistics for the period January – March 2018.
|21% of all tribunal receipts were Employment Tribunal’s (ET).|
|Overall receipts decreased 9% compared to January to March 2017, driven by a a 40% decrease in ET (multiple claim) receipts. However, ET (single claims) more than doubled (up 118%).|
| ET fee refund scheme:
|7,700 ET fee refund payments have been made as at 31 March 2018, with a total value of £6.6m.|
|Single claim receipts (9,252), disposals and outstanding caseload all increased by 118%, 43% and 89% respectively.|
|Multiple Claim receipts (16,272) and disposals both decreased, by 40% and 36% respectively. The multiple claims related to 537 multiple claim cases, an average of 30 claims per multiple case.|
|The employment tribunals disposed of 10,343 claims, a 9% decrease on last year.|
|29% of jurisdictional complaints disposed of were Acas conciliated settlements, 17% were withdrawn, 16% were dismissed upon withdrawal and 10% were successful at hearing.|
|The most common jurisdictional complaint disposed of was ‘Unauthorised deductions (formerly Wages Act)’, in the same quarter a year ago this was ‘Equal Pay’.|
For the full report, please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/tribunals-and-gender-recognitions-certificates-statistics-quarterly-january-to-march-2018
Since Employment Tribunal (ET) fees were abolished on 26 July 2017, Single ET claims have continued to rise. If you are faced with a tribunal claim, our team of legal advisers can provide comprehensive support and back up – Employment Tribunal Services and Advice.