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More on the refund of ET Fees

Those seeking a refund of fees will have to wait a little while longer - this just in from the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales)......

"...In advance of the Supreme Court’s judgment in the Unison case an undertaking was given to the Court to refund [Fees] should the Fees Order be declared unlawful.

"We are now working on the detailed arrangements of the scheme... we aim to ensure that the process is as simple and unobtrusive as possible...while ensuring that refunds are only paid to those who are entitled. There are, however, a number of points of detail that we do need to address including, for example, how to deal with refunds in claims involving multiple claimants, and how it will operate when the tribunal has ordered the opposing party to reimburse a fee.

"Please bear with us during this period, and we hope to be in a position to make an announcement on the details of the refund scheme during September."