Employment tribunal claims rose by 20% in two months 

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Published: 00:41 GMT, 1 January 2018 | Updated: 01:00 GMT, 1 January 2018

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Sir Brendan Barber, chairman of Acas, said demand for its early conciliation service rose by 20% over the two months following a Supreme Court decision in July

Sir Brendan Barber, chairman of Acas, said demand for its early conciliation service rose by 20% over the two months following a Supreme Court decision in July

Employment tribunal claims increased in the months after fees were declared unlawful, the head of the conciliation service has revealed.

Sir Brendan Barber, chairman of Acas, said demand for its early conciliation service rose by 20% over the two months following a Supreme Court decision in July, while there was a 60% jump in tribunal claims compared with the same period a year earlier.

Sir Brendan said the court ruling was a

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