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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.
20 Nov 2020
The Prime Minister has said he has ‘full confidence’ in his home secretary Priti Patel, despite an inquiry finding she...
9 Nov 2020
Discrimination cases are having to wait 14 months before receiving a court hearing, research by a prominent employment law firm reveals.
3 Nov 2020
Widespread working from home is creating an imperative for teams to review and adopt different management styles. Paida Dube examines...
13 Oct 2020
Parliamentary staff are being discouraged from pursuing complaints and have been given incorrect advice by the grievance system introduced to...
2 Oct 2020
With fewer people in the office and the increased likelihood of lone working and online abuse, there is a heightened risk of sexual harassment.
16 Jun 2020
A top lawyer has been ordered to pay almost £100,000 for professional misconduct after he kissed a junior solicitor in...
11 Jun 2020
All military personnel should see the potential in every recruit and help end intolerance, said the UK's most senior officer today.
13 May 2020
Facebook has agreed to pay $52 million to a group of workers who claimed they received little psychological support after...
13 May 2020
People who work in frontline operational roles, such as those in construction and manufacturing, are less likely to have access...
5 Mar 2020
The way Save the Children UK handled harassment allegations made against senior employees had a “corrosive impact” on its internal...
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