Stephen comments on yesterdays Supreme Court ruling that employment tribunals should be free


"The U.K. witnessed yesterday a seminal moment in the evolution of the Rule of Law, when the Supreme Court ruled that the Government's previous actions in imposing fees on applicants to the Employment Tribunal were unlawful. The court went further, and said that access to justice was a constitutional right, so potentially its decision may be of far wider significance. On the downside this decision may trigger a surge of unwelcome claims by disgruntled employees. On the other hand an arrogant executive has been reminded, that access to justice is not a mere commodity, to be discarded as part of the next round of cuts to public spending by ignorant MPs."

 

Read the full article in yesterdays Times here