- Home ▼
- Topics ▼
- Legal ▼
- AWARDS ▼
- Jobs ▼
- Webinars ▼
- XpertHR ▼
- Advertise ▼
- Oh & wellbeing ▼
Discipline and grievances
The “Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures” provides employers with the principles for handling workplace disciplinaries and grievances. Employment tribunals will take the code into account when considering relevant cases, with the possibility of a 25% adjustment in any compensation awarded.
16 Jun 2020
A top lawyer has been ordered to pay almost £100,000 for professional misconduct after he kissed a junior solicitor in...
15 Jun 2020
The Ministry of Justice is looking at reinstating tribunal fees for workers bringing claims, according to The Times newspaper.
15 Jun 2020
IT finance analyst is awarded £4,000 in a case involving attitudes to sickness, workloads, mental health and pregnancy.
4 Jun 2020
The Covid-19 crisis has exposed directors to a new level of vulnerability and liability, writes Ivor Adair.
27 May 2020
Employers are turning their attention to a host of novel HR issues coming over the horizon.
26 May 2020
Could wearable devices that alert workers when they are not adhering to social distancing guidelines help employers bring staff back...
22 May 2020
A police officer has been banned from every police force in the UK after he admitted to stealing breakfasts from...
13 May 2020
Leeds Teaching hospital case casts fresh light on organisations vulnerability to discriminatory decisions.
6 May 2020
Employers need to consider whether it is fair or reasonable to conduct a disciplinary or grievance procedure while staff are...
20 Apr 2020
Former Home Office civil servant Sir Philip Rutnam claims he was constructively dismissed from his role after accusing Patel of bullying.
1 Apr 2020
Morrisons has successfully argued in the Supreme Court that it cannot be held vicariously liable for a data breach in...
5 Mar 2020
The way Save the Children UK handled harassment allegations made against senior employees had a “corrosive impact” on its internal...
2 Mar 2020
Australian BP employee wins on appeal after mocking pay negotiations with well known Hitler meme from the film Downfall.
7 Feb 2020
What steps should employers take to manage the coronavirus outbreak?
At the start of the new year, employers have been...