A disciplinary or grievance procedure at work can be a stressful and worrying time and can lead to senior management being caught up in distracting and costly legal disputes.
Employers have a duty to provide and effectively operate a grievance procedure. Disciplinary matters should be dealt with in a clear and transparent way. The starting point for both may be set out in an Employers’ Handbook. A Handbook helps to provide the Parties with some certainty.
In any event, the Attwaters Jameson Hill Employment Law team has a proven track record of successfully assisting Employers in dealing with the challenges of these procedures, providing guidance as to best practice.
And when cases go to court or Employment Tribunal, we have the record to prove that tenacity in demonstrating our client’s good practice is effective against litigants seeking to take advantage of an employee compensation culture.