When problems arise in an employment relationship, it’s crucial that the employer follows a clear set of disciplinary rules and procedures. Similarly, if an employee has a grievance, they should know where to turn for help with resolving their issue.
The Acas Code of Practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures sets out the principles for both parties to follow in order to achieve a reasonable standard of behaviour in handling disciplinary or dismissal situations.
- Importance of Disciplinary Procedures
- Dispute Resolution
- Investigating Suspected Misconduct
- Conducting a Disciplinary Meeting or Appeal
- Giving Warnings
- Disciplining Employees Other Than Dismissal