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I'm an employer...get me out of here - Mock Employment Tribunal


A chance to attend a Mock Employment Tribunal will give you a first hand opportunity to see how an Employment Tribunal works in a safe environment without the risk of the real thing.

This session gives delegates the opportunity to watch an unfair dismissal Employment Tribunal scenario take place and to see how decisions are made.

Book your place to find out what to expect at an Employment Tribunal.

Business need

In the year to March 2016 there were 83,081 claims to Employment Tribunal.  According to the Gibbons Review of Dispute Resolution the estimated cost to employers associated with defending an Employment Tribunal claim is currently in the region of £9,000.  That was in 2007 and does not include time lost by managers preparing for and attending the Tribunal hearing itself.

Appearing at an Employment Tribunal can be a daunting proposition for any employer.

"I don’t know what to expect – how do Tribunals work?"

"What if they ask me a question I can’t answer?"

"What sort of evidence do I need?"

"What if the Judge doesn’t like the way we have done things?"

"How many witnesses will we need to bring?"

These are just some of the many questions people ask us when facing the prospect of appearing at an Employment Tribunal.

This event promises to be an informative, enjoyable, myth-busting and interactive day for all delegates. The morning session will give you the opportunity (in a safe environment) to see how a Tribunal works; to watch a mock tribunal take place and to see how decisions are made.

Freeths, led by senior partner, Christopher Sing will take you through the role play scenario.  Christopher and his team of expert employment lawyers bring much experience of dealing with Employment Tribunal claims, and attendees will be able to put questions to the professionals involved during the course of the event.  The event will replicate as closely as possible a real Tribunal hearing.

Suitable For

Anyone with staff management responsibilities, particularly those involved in disciplinary matters, including HR specialists, line managers, owner managers, TU officials and lay representatives and those involved in representing staff at formal hearings.


During this event you will be witness to:

- preparing for the hearing

- giving evidence

- cross examination

- the role of the Judge (and Side Members where present)

- burden of proof

- Tribunal awards and costs

........ and much more!

All from the comfort of your chair rather than being sat in front of the Judge for real.

Venue NSPCC, Leicester   Map (opens in new window)   Date 30/11/2017    Time 09:30 - 14:00   
Price £105.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
To book now

* Max of 4 delegates per organisation. Please call Acas on 0300 123 1150 or email if numbers exceed this or for more details about the training session.