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Employment Tribunals Service: Fines

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 22831, tabled on 18 January 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many financial penalties have been imposed on respondent employers under section 16 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013; and how many such penalties (a) have been paid and (b) remain unpaid.

Answered on

26 January 2016

This answer is a correction from the original answer.

Twelve financial penalties have been imposed on employers for aggravated breach of employment law, under section 16 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013, since its introduction on 6 April 2014.

To date, six penalties have been paid and six remain unpaid. Enforcement action is currently being considered for the outstanding penalties.

Original answer

Eleven financial penalties have been imposed on employers for aggravated breach of employment law, under section 16 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013, since its introduction on 6 April 2014.

To date, four penalties have been paid and seven remain unpaid. Enforcement action is currently being considered for the outstanding penalties.

Answered by

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills