The tribunal president reports that currently 6 out of 10 claims fail and do not reach tribunal due to fees. In practice, however, we are seeing things pick up lately with insurance funding being the number one reason. Employees should be sure to check the small print in their home insurance policies before giving up on their claims.
60% of employment claims shut out due to fees, says tribunal president. Six out of 10 potential employment claimants have been shut out of the system due to the introduction of tribunal fees, the president of the employment tribunals has said. Giving evidence to the justice committee on employment tribunal fees, Judge Brian Doyle said he was concerned that 60% of claimants who entered into early conciliation have not managed to settle their potential claim through mediation or presented it to the tribunal.