Helping you to handle disciplinary issues.

Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures


Employment :

Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures

If you are unhappy about the work performance or conduct of an employee, you may need to take disciplinary action. We can help with all of the stages in the disciplinary procedure including written notification to the employee, the initial hearing, the decision and any appeal. If appropriate, and particularly with smaller businesses, we can involve an independent HR consultant to handle the initial stages.

We will provide clear, practical, cost effective advice as the various outcomes including:

  • an oral warning
  • a written warning (first or final)
  • summary dismissal (generally only appropriate where there has been gross misconduct)
  • some another reasonable sanction for example demotion

Often an employee who is disciplined will wish to raise a grievance. We can also help you with that since it may be better if the two are investigated together. In any event you need advice from an expert in employment law since if it is not handled properly you could find yourself faced with a claim for unfair dismissal or even constructive dismissal.  In short getting it wrong can prove expensive so let us help you to avoid that.

To speak to a specialist employment law expert who can help with your businesses’ disciplinary and grievance procedures or any other employment law issue call, email or request a call back.

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