It is essential that all businesses have disciplinary and grievance procedures in place that comply with the ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinaries and Grievances.
We are happy to discuss individual requirements for disciplinary and grievances procedures and draft the same for the ease of use of businesses.
The creation of a good disciplinary and grievance procedures has a number of key benefits. Firstly, if followed properly, reasonably and proportionately, the risk of Employment Tribunal claims for Unfair Dismissal should be reduced. Secondly, good disciplinary and grievance procedures will assist managers and other employees to deal effectively with disciplinary and grievance issues. Finally and VERY IMPORTANTLY, any failure by an employer (or employee) to follow the ACAS Code of Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures could increase of decrease any compensation awarded by as much as 25%.
In addition to drafting disciplinary and grievance procedures within the workplace we are also happy to advise clients at each step of the procedure to ensure they are acting within the law. Our service can also extend to checking or drafting letters to employees.
If your business is going through a disciplinary or grievance procedure please do not hesitate to contact your nearest Ringrose Law Office in Boston, Sleaford, Grantham, Newark, Lincoln or Spalding and ask for a member of the Employment Law Team.