Employment Tribunals

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Overview

Course duration: 2 days.

This course is run in partnership with JSB.

Interactive training and practice – with optional 3rd day tribunal visit. Price for 2 days is £795 or £1030 to include the optional visit.

This extremely practical course, packed with useful tips and techniques, will enable you to understand how tribunals operate, to deal with hearings more confidently, to present cases more effectively and to know when and how to settle. With optional3rd day tribunal visit.

Is it right for me?

Designed for Personnel and HR Professionals, Employee Relations Managers, Legal Advisers, In-house lawyers, HR Consultants.

What will I learn?

By the end of this course you…

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Overview

Course duration: 2 days.

This course is run in partnership with JSB.

Interactive training and practice – with optional 3rd day tribunal visit. Price for 2 days is £795 or £1030 to include the optional visit.

This extremely practical course, packed with useful tips and techniques, will enable you to understand how tribunals operate, to deal with hearings more confidently, to present cases more effectively and to know when and how to settle. With optional3rd day tribunal visit.

Is it right for me?

Designed for Personnel and HR Professionals, Employee Relations Managers, Legal Advisers, In-house lawyers, HR Consultants.

What will I learn?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand latest tribunal rules and procedures
  • Identify key issues in a tribunal claim
  • Know how to prepare, present and settle cases
  • Ensure that you and your organisation are competent and confident in dealing with the revised employment tribunal system

What will it cover?

Tribunal proceedings

  • Who can claim and under what circumstances?
  • The role of the claim and response forms
  • Dealing with a claim: is it admissible?
  • Time limits and qualifying periods

Defending the claim and preparing your case

  • Preliminary matters
  • Being wary of default judgments
  • Getting rid of hopeless cases
  • The role of the pre-hearing review
  • Responding to a questionnaire
  • Which documents go in the bundle?
  • Deciding whether you need a lawyer
  • Planning tactics and strategy

Preparing for the Tribunal hearing

  • What are the alternatives to tribunal?
  • To settle or not to settle? Valuing the claim and considering your options
  • Resolving disputes: considering the role of ACAS
  • Compromise agreements: a cost/benefit analysis
  • Special considerations when dealing with discrimination cases
  • Witness statements
  • What to do about the reluctant or unavailable witness
  • Postponements and adjournments
  • Skeleton arguments

At the hearing: top tips and techniques for success

  • Presenting Evidence in Chief: order of witnesses, ‘best evidence’, hearsay and leading questions
  • Cross-examination: key pointers for maximum impact
  • Questioning by the tribunal
  • Re-examination?
  • Making the most of your closing address

Judgments, reviews and appeals

  • Judgments: orders and reasons
  • Unfair dismissal remedies
  • What does ‘acting reasonably’ mean?
  • Appeals and reviews
  • Costs and preparation time orders
  • A round-up of recent case law

Optional: Visit to an Employment Tribunal – experience an actual employment tribunal ( Optional Day 3)

  • Witness a live employment tribunal case
  • Discuss aspects of the case with our expert trainer
  • Highlight procedure, tactics and points of law
  • Put newly acquired knowledge into practical, legal context

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