Breaking News – You Can Now Apply for Your Employment Tribunal Fee Refund
The Employment Tribunal Refund Scheme is now OPEN TO EVERYBODY to apply for a refund if they paid Employment Tribunal or Employment Appeal Tribunal fees since they were introduced in 2013.
Just as a quick reminder, from July 2013 until July 2017, fees ranged from £360 to £1200. The imposition of these fees resulted in a significant drop in Employment Tribunal claims being issued (almost 80%). As a result, in July 2017 the Supreme Court ruled that the fees were unlawful and now a process is in place to allow anyone who paid these fees to recover a full refund.
The process for obtaining a refund is not yet being widely publicised. In fact, we only discovered that the scheme was open to everybody because of our subscription to Daniel Barnett’s Employment Law Updates (www.danielbarnett.co.uk).
What do you need to do?
We are writing to all our clients with details of the refund scheme. However, for readers of this post, you can apply for your refund by visiting the following website and following the online instructions.
Need more help?
If you or anyone you know needs help with recovering their Employment Tribunal fees, or any other employment law related matter, call: 01522 440512, email: ContactUs@lincslaw.com or visit us at lincslaw.co.uk.