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Leading Midlands employment lawyer Sally Morris has said the historic Supreme Court decision which has ruled that employment tribunal fees are unlawful is one of the biggest in the history of employment law.
The ruling will give people fairer access to justice – with the government now having to pay £32m back to claimants, and some employers, following a challenge by trade union, Unison.
The government introduced fees in Summer 2013 – starting at £160 and increasing to £1,200 if further hearings were required. It is a decision which led to a 79% reduction in cases