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Mock Employment Tribunal - digital event


Join Acas and Irwin Mitchell Solicitors as we present a mock employment tribunal, using a fictional claim to lead you through the process.


This informative event will give you the opportunity to see how an employment tribunal works, from the formal notification to Acas through to the judge’s decision. 

Business need

Attending an employment tribunal can be a daunting prospect and the consequence of getting it wrong can be costly. The estimated cost to employers of defending a claim at employment tribunal is around £10,000. Losing a claim may cost significantly more. 


During the event, you will be taken through a role play scenario with a claimant, witnesses, barristers and an employment tribunal judge. You will gain information on Acas’ alternative dispute resolution services and valuable insight on the employment tribunal process. 

Suitable For

Delegates from all sectors of industry including: managers, supervisors, team leaders, HR professionals, business owners, Trade Union representatives, employee representatives and individuals who wish to enhance their CPD.


This event will be based on a fictional employment tribunal claim and will cover: 

  • Presenting a claim – the ‘bundle’
  • The importance of employment tribunal forms
  • Acas early conciliation, Acas settlements and COT3’s
  • Choosing witnesses
  • The role of the judge and side members
  • Preparing for the hearing
  • Giving evidence
  • Cross examination
  • Potential outcome
  • Burden of proof
  • Tribunal awards and costs

As the evidence unfolds, you will observe witness cross examination and be able to put questions to the solicitors while awaiting the judge’s verdict. 

Venue Delivered digitally via Microsoft Teams   Map (opens in new window)   Date 24/05/2022    Time 13:00 - 16:30   
Price £110.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
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* 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.