What to expect during a Tribunal hearing?
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Understanding how Employment Tribunals work in the UK is important if you're dealing with workplace issues or preparing for a case. Luckily, there are some helpful resources out there to guide you through the process. In this article, we'll explore three easy-to-access resources that can give you a better understanding of what to expect during your Tribunal hearings.
Resource 1: YouTube
YouTube is a fantastic resource for learning, and you can even find videos acting out mock Employment Tribunals. Many law firms create these videos to show what happens during a real Tribunal hearing. It's like watching a play that demonstrates the different parts of the process, including the judge, people arguing for each side, and the questions asked. Watching these videos can give you a good idea of what to expect if you have to go to a real hearing.
Resource 2: Cross-examination webinar
Cross-examination is when both sides ask questions to try to prove their point. It can be tricky, but we've got you covered with a webinar. In the webinar, our experts talk about how to ask questions effectively and what to say. It's like a class that teaches you how to do cross-examination well. This can be really helpful if you're nervous about this part of the Tribunal process.
Resource 3: Real-life Tribunals
If you want to see what an actual Employment Tribunal is like, you can attend one in person. Court Serve helps people like you go to Tribunal hearings. You can watch and learn without being directly involved. Just explain why you want to attend when you request a spot. Seeing a real Tribunal in action can give you a better idea of how everything works.
Understanding employment tribunals doesn't have to be complicated. With these resources, you can feel more prepared and confident. These tools can help you know what to expect and how to navigate the process smoothly. So, whether you're dealing with a workplace issue or just curious about how tribunals work, these resources are here to help you every step of the way.