Witness guide to hearings

Your role in a hearing is crucial. Your first-hand account will help the tribunal make its decision.

To support you, we’ll take you through a hearing step-by-step in this guide.

You’ll know:

  • the support available to you
  • what happens on the day
  • how you’ll give evidence
  • what will happen after the hearing.

And if you want to talk, you can call the Independent Support Service on 0300 303 3709 for free, independent support.

How this guide will help you
You’ll understand your role in a hearing. We cover everything from how to give evidence to the extra support available.
Who this guide is for
This guide is for witnesses asked to give evidence at a hearing.