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Continued backlog in Employment Tribunals

Continued backlog in Employment Tribunals

The Law Society Gazette - 27 July 2020

Barry Clarke, the new employment tribunals president, wants to repair the system's reputation after hearing dates set 4 years after initial claims are recieved.

Raoul Parekh, says: ‘In 2019 we published a press release on backlogs in the tribunals and at that point the average time from receipt of claim to substantial hearing was eight months, with wild variation between tribunals. Since then it has got significantly worse. We are now at near crisis level.’

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