Senior President of Tribunals’ Annual Report 2014

by Laurie Anstis on February 18, 2014

The Senior President of Tribunals has published his annual report for 2014 (pdf).

The sections dealing with the Employment Appeal Tribunal and Employment Tribunal start at page 63. Some notable points from the reports of the respective Presidents are:

– Appeals to the EAT are down by 1/3rd following the introduction of fees (page 63),

– Presidential guidance on case management in the employment tribunals in England and Wales is “imminent” (page 66),

– Judicial mediation in the employment tribunal has a success rate of over 70% (pages 68 & 72), and

– “It may well be that the role of the non legal members [in employment tribunals in England and Wales] needs to be reviewed.” (page 68)