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A Guide to Discipline and Grievance Issues for Business

A Guide to Discipline and Grievance Issues for Business

When disciplining or dismissing an employee for something they have done, it is vital to follow the proper procedure. Disciplinary procedures are fraught with potential legal trouble for employers; get it wrong and you could find yourself facing an unfair dismissal claim in an employment tribunal. Establishing clear disciplinary procedures in line with the law, and following them to the letter, will not only ensure you steer clear of legal trouble, but will also enable you to sort out many issues without resorting to extreme measures. This article covers all you need to know about how to set up a disciplinary and grievance procedure, including what principles apply, how to set disciplinary rules, and how to go about enforcing them. How do I draw up a disciplinary policy for my business? Th... »