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Going to tribunal: checklist

Sarah-Marie Williams of Clyde & Co continues a series of articles on going to tribunal with a checklist for the preparation and attendance of witnesses. :

1. Ensure that all witnesses put the hearing dates in their diaries and keep the dates free. 

Once a hearing date has been agreed it is difficult to change it. An employer will need a very good reason (for example, unforeseen circumstances) for the tribunal to change the date.