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Tribunal quarterly statistics

The Ministry of Justice has published the statistics for tribunals for the period July to September 2016. During this quarter:

  • Employment tribunals received 4,300 single claims (up 2% on the same period in 2015) and 27,200 multiple claims (an increase of 45% on the same period in 2015).
  • Employment tribunals disposed of 3,500 single claims and 4,700 multiple claims (down 10 % and 16% respectively on the same period in 2015).
  • 2,261 remission applications were submitted for the issue fee and 485 for the hearing fee. During the quarter, 54% of remission applications for the issue fee were either fully or partially successful (4% lower than the same quarter last year) compared with 79% of hearing fee remission applications (8% lower than the same quarter last year). On average, it took 4.4 days for a decision to be made on remission applications.
  • The mean age of a single claim at disposal was 26 weeks, down five weeks on the same period in 2015.

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