Arc slams MoJ employment tribunal fees proposals

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The MoJ said the fees would help reduce the cost burden on taxpayers and reduce pressure on businesses facing unnecessary claims.

However, according to Arc, as the majority of such cases are currently funded by before the event (BTE) legal expenses or trade unions, the move will be ineffective, and will serve only to increase claims costs for legal expenses insurers.

Richard Finan, director of Arc, said: “The move shows a lack of joined up thinking by government. While encouraging the use of low

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