'Blackmail' fears soar for rec firms

'Blackmail' fears soar for rec firms

The recent Supreme Court reversal on Employment Tribunal fees has sparked fears that ‘blackmail’ claims against recruitment agencies could be set to make a comeback.

The Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC) worries that now employees, and potential employees, no longer have to pay up to £1,200 for employment tribunals, spurious claims can be made against recruitment firms in the hope of a pay-out.

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