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Eight month wait in Employment Tribunal

Eight month wait in Employment Tribunal

Personnel Today - 29 July 2019

Employers are waiting an average of eight months for employment tribunal claims to reach a hearing, according to research from GQ|Littler.

Data anlysis shows that the number of claims rose 27% last year, with the average waiting time of 237 days before cases are heard. 

GQ|Littler found that the number of single claims received in 2018/9 was 35,430, up 27% on the previous year (27,920).

GQ|Littler reports that in some tribunal courts, such as the Croydon Employment Tribunal, cases are now being listed for 2021.

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