Employment Tribunal Figures Show Precipitous Drop

Recent government figures have shown that the number of employer tribunal receipts has continued to fall for the third consecutive quarter.  The decline, which is associated with the introduction of employment tribunal fees in July 2013, has been the source of mounting concern amongst legal experts who fear that fees restrict access to justice. Continue reading

EU States Pressure for Quicker Data Protection Legislation

Delegations from 16 EU member states have called upon the EU to act swiftly on the protection of personal data.  The message, which involved delegations from the UK, Germany and France, was conveyed in a joint declaration that was adopted by the overwhelming majority, calling upon European legislators to adopt the reform to personal data protection by 2015.  Continue reading