An essential one-day seminar from PersonnelToday.com and IRS shows HR
practitioners and line managers how to deal confidently with Employment
Tribunals: an Introduction
one-day seminar shows you how to deal confidently with Employment Tribunal
takes you through the stages of the process showing you how to assess the
validity of claims, prepare a successful defence, and become familiar with the
will role-play a hearing based on documents you have worked on. You will see
how witnesses are crucial to your case and understand how damages are assessed.
By the end, you will be confident on procedure and have the expertise to deal
benefits to you and your organisation
attending the seminar, you will be able to:
Analyse the strengths of any claims
Advise your organisation on how to minimise the risks
Prepare effectively for a Tribunal and maximise your chances of a successful
Reduce the likelihood of your organisation ever facing an Employment Tribunal
will be particular emphasis on:
– Narrowing the case down to the main issues
– Preparing for Tribunal
– Creating strong witness statements
– Assessing which documents need to be disclosed and which
– Assessing who are the right witnesses
– Creating statements to support your case
– Dealing with the opposition and points in issue
– Assessing the value of the claim
– Dealing with settlement and assessing whether to appeal
seminar is ideal for human resource practitioners, managers and directors. It
will also be useful for in-house lawyers with employment responsibilities and
trainers in HR.
can run a specially tailored version of this seminar for your organisation.
Call Paul Gasowski on 020 7347 3592.
The legal framework
Calculating continuous service
Exclusions: those who cannot claim unfair dismissal
Evaluating the IT1 (Application)
Completing the IT3 (Response)
What is an Employment Tribunal and how does it work?
What is the Tribunal process?
How are claims made?
Practical exercise: defending the claim
– Further and better particulars of the claim: how to
narrow the issues down
– Dealing with disclosure: important documents to be
disclosed or held back
statements: ensuring you have the best witnesses for your case
whether to settle
Calculating potential compensation
You will role-play a Tribunal based on the documents assessed in the morning
You will have the chance to cross-examine witnesses on the available evidence
You will be invited to vote for the outcome you think is correct
Following cross-examination and consideration of the evidence the Chair will
give his or her decision on the result of the Tribunal
The method of calculating costs will be revealed by the Chair and consideration
will be given to the right of appeal
A review of the main learning points and discussion
seminars come with comprehensive documentation, model policy statements and a
Certificate of Attendance.
£449 + VAT Private sector