In October, Collyer Bristow held a mock employment tribunal hearing based on a real case involving claims of constructive unfair dismissal and disability discrimination.
Barristers Oliver Segal, Deshpal Panesar and Jonathan Davies of Old Square Chambers grilled the witnesses and offered a real insight into the workings and procedure of the employment tribunal.
Collyer Bristow has prepared a follow-up note setting out the key points and feedback arising from the event, plus some tips and guidance.
Some key conclusions
- The importance of keeping accurate records and making clear notes of conversations with staff members about potentially tricky employment issues cannot emphasised enough.
- Delegates noted the importance of good communication.
- It is important for employers to keep in mind that they should approach employment issues proactively and try to engage with employees at an early stage to resolve problems.