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A grievance procedure permits employers to deal fairly and consistently with complaints from employees about the workplace.
The “Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures” provides employers with the principles for handling workplace grievances. Employment tribunals will take the code into account when considering relevant cases, with the possibility of a 25% adjustment in any compensation awarded.
7 Aug 2019
Ministers “must get a grip” on tackling the disproportionately high number of complaints raised by female and ethnic minority armed...
30 Jul 2019
While many organisations might be tightening up their grievance processes, Aviva is taking a more informal approach to conflict resolution.
18 Jun 2019
A Transport for London employee who was told he could not take part in training and conference calls because English...
10 Dec 2018
Academics, students and leading politicians have launched a boycott of the University of London in support of outsourced workers
25 Oct 2018
MPs have demanded that the BBC urgently removes “discriminatory” pay practices and puts in place transparent pay structures to ensure...
31 Jul 2018
The agency that supplied female staff for the men-only Presidents Club dinner earlier this year has entered into a legal...
16 Jul 2018
HMRC received more than 6,000 whistleblower reports about alleged underpayment of the national minimum wage last year – more than...
12 Jul 2018
Police officers brought in to ensure US president Donald Trump’s visit to the UK runs smoothly have complained about the...
4 May 2018
With the GDPR now in force, employers could face eye-watering fines if they fail to protect their employees’ data. Katherine...
23 Oct 2017
Court decisions from earlier this year have reduced the scope of legal privilege when it comes to protecting documents created...
5 Jul 2017
Dealing with a grievance promptly and fairly is vital for employers aiming to reduce the risk of employment tribunal claims....
8 Oct 2015
It was a breach of the right to be accompanied for an employer to refuse to allow a trade union...
3 Feb 2015
Parts of the Fit for Work service, the government-funded occupational health advice service, are now in operation, with the rest...
28 Jan 2015
When an employee raises a grievance, it is often about another employee. It could be an allegation of bullying by...