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Ministry spinning out of control on ET fees

While last month’s anniversary of the introduction of employment tribunal fees passed without the comment we might reasonably have expected from shadow ministers such as Sadiq Khan and Chuka Umunna, two articles in the… 1,551 more words


Misguided or misleading?

The Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling, rightly praises the achievements of the Peterborough and Doncaster pilots for their impact on reoffending rates. But is his suggestion that the national outsourcing of probation services will resemble these pilots worryingly misguided or purposefully misleading? 855 more words

Contract Design

LASPO and article 6 - a huge case

The President has given his judgment in Q v Q, and it is a helluva read.

If you want the “Too Long: Didn’t Read” version – in a case where the Judge concludes that it is necessary for a party to be legally represented or to have the costs of an expert paid for and that failure to do so would be a breach of article 6, and the Legal Aid Agency refuse to use their power under s10 LASPO to grant exceptional funding,  the Court would be entitled to order that Her Majesty’s Court Service pay for the legal representation. 2,757 more words

Case Law

Discrimination at work goes unpunished because women can’t afford to sue

Women are being priced out of justice in the workplace, according to figures which show the number of sex discrimination claims brought by women against employers have fallen 80 per cent since court charges were introduced. 117 more words


Judge tries to source interpreter from CHINESE TAKEAWAYS as private company fails to provide one

Reposted from the Mirror

Now those lovable ol’ tories would have you believe that privatisation is just great and you silly members of the public don’t need to worry your pretty little heads about it; this article however begs to differ … 416 more words