Way v Poole Borough Council and Another – Times Law Reports

Posted October 25th, 2007 in judgments, law reports, special educational needs, tribunals by sally

Fresh hearing not required

Way v Poole Borough Council and Another

Court of Appeal

“The fact that a finding was made that a matter had to be remitted to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal on one discrete issue, did not mean that there should be a complete fresh hearing of all the issues which had been before the original tribunal.”

The Times, 25th October 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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No-win, no-fee lawyers say rising claims are just start of the deluge

Posted September 21st, 2007 in equal pay, fees, news, tribunals by sally

“Stefan Cross, the solicitor behind the rise of no-win no-fee equal-pay claims clogging the tribunal system, said yesterday that the cases against local authorities were the beginning of a deluge. The former care home worker estimates that there are 50,000 claims currently waiting to be heard at tribunal with just 25 independent experts working on them.”

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The Times, 21st September 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Christie v Department for Constitutional Affairs and Another – Times Law Reports

Posted September 4th, 2007 in law reports, pensions, tribunals by sally

No pension entitlement for fee-paid part-time chairmen

Christie v Department for Constitutional Affairs and Another

“Part-time fee-paid tribunal chairmen were not workers and were not entitled to a pension.”

The Times, 4th September 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Marked increase in employment tribunal cases – The Lawyer

Posted September 4th, 2007 in employment, news, tribunals by sally

“Employment tribunal cases continued to rise during 2006-07, up 15 per cent on the previous year, figures from the Tribunals Service have revealed.”

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The Lawyer, 3rd September 2007

Source: www.thelawyer.com

Draft Charity Tribunal Rules 2007 CP19/07 – Ministry of Justice

Posted August 17th, 2007 in charities, consultations, tribunals by sally

“This consultation document seeks views on the draft Charity Tribunal Rules 2007. The Rules are expected to come into force to coincide with the commencement date of the Tribunal which it is anticipated will be in early 2008. The Act and the Rules apply to England and Wales.”

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Ministry of Justice, 16th August 2007

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007

Posted July 26th, 2007 in courts, debts, legislation, tribunals by sally

Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 published

Full text of Act

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk

Tribunal Service deals with 600,000 cases in first year – The Lawyer

Posted July 24th, 2007 in news, tribunals by sally

“The Government’s Tribunal Service dealt with almost 600,000 cases in its first full year, its annual report revealed today (24 July).”

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The Lawyer, 24th July 2007

Source: www.thelawyer.com

Tribunals bill to speed up dispute hearings – Ministry of Justice

Posted June 27th, 2007 in press releases, tribunals by sally

“The Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement (TCE) Bill, which brings most tribunals together in a single organisation, will speed up justice and make the process easier for the public to understand, Justice Minister Vera Baird QC MP said today.”

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Ministry of Justice press release, 27th June 2007

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Tribunals Today, Issue 2 – The Tribunals Service

Posted April 30th, 2007 in tribunals by sally

“The second issue of Tribunals Today is now available to view online, articles include: Tribunals Transfer Project, The changing face of the Tribunals Service – one year on, Face to Face with Lord Justice Carnwath, and much more….”

Tribunals Today, Spring 2007 (PDF)

Source: www.tribunals.gov.uk

Consultation on the remuneration of the Tribunals’ Judiciary – Tribunals Service

Posted April 26th, 2007 in consultations, remuneration, tribunals by sally

“The Senior Salaries Review Body (SSRB) is undertaking a Review of the Remuneration of Tribunals’ Judiciary, as part of the Review of Tribunals’ Judiciary Terms and Conditions.”

Consultation on the remuneration of the Tribunals’ Judiciary (PDF)

Tribunals Service, 24th April 2007

Source: www.tribunals.gov.uk