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ACAS North Wales Employment Tribunals: An Insider’s Guide

8th November, 2019

Coleg Llandrillo
Llandudno Rd
Rhos on Sea
Colwyn Bay
LL28 4HZ

10:00am - 4:00pm

Contact

Claire Brook Employment Law Partner

01244 405575
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Event Details

Overview

The prospect of facing an employment tribunal can be daunting to say the least. Join Acas, Regional Tribunal Judge Barry Clarke, along with Aaron and Partners Solicitors for this interactive, informative and myth busting event. We will share our knowledge and tips, enabling you to prepare with confidence, as well as provide you with the experience of a full mock tribunal hearing.

Business need

Following the abolition of tribunal fees in July 2017 new claims to employment tribunals have risen by over 50%.

Employment tribunals can be time consuming, stressful and costly. It is therefore imperative for employers to be well prepared.

Delegates attending this event will have the opportunity to witness a full mock employment tribunal hearing, including witness cross examination, a Judge’s summing up and decision. They will gain a unique insight into Acas conciliation and how to get the most out of it. We will also look at the common mistakes that can lose cases, getting the best from your legal representative and some of the strategies that can help bring issues to a successful conclusion.

Aaron and Partners Solicitors alongside Wales Regional Judge Barry Clarke will provide delegates with their top tips and expert insight into the tribunal process.

Some of the common questions we’ll be covering include:

    • I don’t know what to expect – how do Tribunals work?
    • What if I’m asked a question I can’t answer?
    • How does Early Conciliation work?
    • What sort of evidence do we need ahead of the hearing?
    • What if the Judge doesn’t like the way we’ve done things?
    • How many witnesses do we need to bring and how do we help them to prepare?

All delegates will receive an electronic certificate of attendance for their participation in the training.

Suitable For

Everyone with staff management responsibilities – particularly those involved in disciplinary matters including HR practitioners, line managers, business owners, TU officials and lay representatives.

Programme

During this event you will learn about:

    • presenting a claim
    • the importance of the employment tribunal and early conciliation forms
    • the conciliation process
    • settlements and COT3s
    • choosing witnesses
    • evidence bundles
    • preparing for the hearing
    • giving evidence
    • cross examination
    • the role of the Judge
    • burden of proof

 

Delegates will have the opportunity to ask questions of our experts throughout the event.

 

This is an ACAS Wales event, please click here to re-directed to their website to book on to this event.

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