Tribunal Statistics for April to June 2018 Published
The Ministry of Justice has just released the tribunal statistics for the period of April to June 2018. The employment tribunal statistics are summarised below:
Single Employment Tribunal Claims lodged grew by 165% compared with the same period in 2017.
Multiple Employment Tribunal Claims lodged increased by 344% compared with the same months in 2017. This is due to a large airline claim.
From the launch of the Employment Tribunal fee refund scheme, between October 2017 and June 2018, refund payments for 12,400 cases have been made, totalling just over £10.5 million.
With an average reward of £30,700, disability discrimination claims received the largest average award compared to other discrimination jurisdictions.
The lowest average award was for religious discrimination claims, with an average award of £5,100.