In tens of thousands of cases, a financial penalty has been awarded against only 8 employers and 6 of those remain unpaid. We either have a nation of brilliant employers or something's not working properly
On 13 October 2015, Kevin Brennan MP asked how many financial penalties have been imposed by employment tribunals on respondent employers under section 16 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 to date, and how many penalties have been paid and remain unpaid.Nick Boles MP responded saying, "Eight financial penalties have been imposed on employers for aggravated breach of employment law", since its introduction on 6 April 2014. Currently, two penalties have been paid and six remain unpaid. All penalties were imposed this year and further action is being considered.