I find the idea of public disciplinary hearings for police officers totally wrong ( Personnel Today , 9 January).
Public discipline exists for the whole of society through the courts, and if anyone commits a crime, that is the appropriate place for More...30 January 2007 00:00
A black chef at a JD Wetherspoon pub in Swindon who claimed he was nicknamed "our little slave" has lost his employment tribunal case. Gregorio Mercedes Luciano, 26, who was born in the Dominican Republic, alleged he was described in racist terms More...15 January 2007 14:45
Tesco is yet to decide on its position regarding employee Tom Stephens, who was suspended after being identified as a suspect in the investigation into the murders of five prostitutes in Ipswich.
Stephens, 37, was arrested in December on suspici More...03 January 2007 11:08
The government has announced a root-and-branch review of systems for resolving disputes in the workplace.
Trade and industry secretary Alistair Darling has asked Michael Gibbons to review the options for simplifying and improving all aspects of e More...07 December 2006 10:41
Compulsory mediation looks set to become the government’s latest weapon in the long-running battle to reduce the number of employment tribunals, but many in the legal industry doubt that grievances can be solved by forcing both parties together.
Rit More...31 October 2006 08:00
Compulsory mediation looks set to become part of the rules for handling employment disputes. Rita Donaghy, chair of conciliation service Acas , said that despite repeated calls from employers for less onerous rules, the government was considering ad More...24 October 2006 08:00
Lusty Rural Payments Agency staff held to account for inappropriate behaviour. More...10 August 2006 11:53
Grievance letters must set out the nature of the tribunal complaint More...09 August 2006 00:00
We have received a letter from an employee asking if he can tape record the disciplinary meeting. Must we comply with his request?
More...08 August 2006 00:00
Statutory grievance procedure - time limits in discrimination claims More...12 July 2006 08:00
An independent complaints body is to be set up for military personnel and their relatives. More...15 June 2006 09:04
Solicitor's letter counts as grievance note
More...21 March 2006 00:00
Michael Corcoran, a solicitor in the Steeles employment team, offers advice about performance management. More...03 February 2006 10:01
Michael Corcoran, a solicitor in the Steeles employment team, offers advice on grievance procedures.
Aims of the policy
The aim of a grievance procedure is to encourage consistency, transparency and fairness in the handling of workplace problem More...25 January 2006 08:00
Delegating a grievance More...24 January 2006 08:00
Michael Corcoran, a solicitor in the Steeles employment team, offers advice on disciplinary procedures.
Aims of a policy
The aim of a disciplinary procedure is to encourage and maintain standards of conduct and ensure consistent and fair treatm More...17 January 2006 12:29
Another multi-million pound discrimination case has hit the City – this time with HBOS facing an £11m claim for sex discrimination and wrongful dismissal More...17 January 2006 11:34
When do the statutory grievance procedures apply?
In general terms, the statutory grievance procedures (SGP), which came into effect in October 2004, apply when an employee raises a 'grievance' in writing about something they could make a tribunal c More...10 January 2006 00:00
Statutory grievance procedures More...13 December 2005 00:00
A fair disciplinary process? More...08 November 2005 00:00