The Ministry of Justice has published the Employment Tribunal quarterly statistics for the period January – March 2017. 

23% of all tribunal receipts were employment tribunals

4,291 single claims were received, an increase of 4% from the same quarter in 2016.

26,861 multiple claims received. Relating to 215 multiple claim cases (average 125 claims per multiple case) – down 23%.

The employment tribunal disposed of 11,314 claims, 15% decrease on last year.

28% of jurisdictional complaints disposed of were ACAS conciliated settlements, 11% were withdrawn, and 8% were successful at hearing.

The most common jurisdictional complaints were seen in Equal Pay and Breach of Contract.

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