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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.
31 Jul 2019
All HR professionals are familiar with the stress and anxiety associated with a grievance or disciplinary process. Ashleigh Webber examines...
26 Jul 2019
An apparent sharp rise in the number of sexual harassment complaints involving solicitors has drawn attention to law firms' misuse of gagging orders.
12 Jul 2019
The House of Commons is in need of an HR department to help stamp out the bullying and harassment that many MPs’ staff experience.
8 Jul 2019
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has clarified when it is acceptable for an employee to make a covert recording of a...
2 Jul 2019
Can an employer ignore a grievance if the employee no longer works for the organisation?
The most popular FAQ on...
18 Jun 2019
A Transport for London employee who was told he could not take part in training and conference calls because English...
5 Jun 2019
Many employers will have staff who have been fasting over the last month, as they observe Ramadan.
The most popular...
31 May 2019
An employee who dressed as a “black and white minstrel” at a work Christmas party and sung a “racist” song...
2 May 2019
The annual increase to the limits on compensation that can be awarded in an...
2 Apr 2019
If a witness in a disciplinary procedure wishes to remain anonymous, how can the employer balance their privacy against the...
25 Mar 2019
A school in Wales has had its appeal dismissed in a case where a gay headteacher claimed for constructive dismissal....
25 Mar 2019
An employee facing disciplinary action may be legitimately suspended from work, but there are circumstances where any such suspension may...
26 Feb 2019
Workers in Westminster are left “woefully unprotected” if they are sexually harassed in Parliament, due to glaring loopholes in equality...
25 Feb 2019
Hundreds of bullying and sexual harassment allegations have been made against NHS staff over the past five years, further highlighting...