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How to Prepare for an Employment Tribunal - 2-day course by CIPD Training
The practical, two-day How to Prepare for an Employment Tribunal course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to prepare and effectively manage and employment tribunal claim.
The highly practical programme uses uses case studies and examples to examine each phase of an employment tribunal claim, from the initial application through to the hearing. It also covers the latest developments to tribunal rules, helps you understand which cases are worth defending vs. settling, and gives you the confidence to represent your organisation or be an effective witness.
By the end of the course, you'll be able to:
- Pinpoint the key issues of a claim
- Prepare and present tribunal cases
- Advise your organisation on which cases to settle
Video clips of a mock tribunal will also be used during the course to illustrate how the law works in practice.
Suitability - Who should attend?
This course is suitable for HR practitioners responsible for handling employment tribunal claims. Some previous experience of employment tribunals is assumed.
Training Course Content
- composition, jurisdiction and new Tribunal Rules of Procedure
The tribunal claim
- different types of claim, time limits, burden of proof
- identifying the issues
- fees and penalties
- early conciliation and the role of Acas
Preparing your case
- tribunal proceedings and forms
- default judgments
- what to do upon receipt of the claim
- the employer’s response
- tribunal orders and non-compliance
- preliminary hearings
- disclosure of documents
- the tribunal bundle – what to include / exclude
- preparation of statements
At the tribunal
- examination-in-chief, cross-examination, tribunal questions and re-examination
- closing submissions and the conclusion of the case
- the decision and remedies, costs
After the hearing
- reviews and appeals
- postponements and adjournments, striking out
- equal value claims
- differences between rules applicable in Scotland, England and Wales
- Areas to watch
- time and costs
- reputation and publicity, dealing with the media
- internal employee relations
On day 2 participants will work through a real-life case study following a tribunal claim from start to finish.
Course fees are as follows:
- Non-member: £910 + VAT
Member: £815 + VAT
This course can also be run in-house, where the content can be tailored to suit organisational needs, providing a cost-effective solution to group training needs.
Provider: CIPD Training
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