Managing the disciplinary process, grievances and appeals
The amount of management time spent on these important issues has escalated in recent years. It is essential that managers not only use their time efficiently but that they act fairly towards the employee, whilst protecting the business.
Through a detailed understanding of the legal requirements, the recommendations of the ACAS Code and your own company procedures, managers will understand what is required of them.
Role play will provide the opportunity to rehearse the skills required.
It is likely that you will want to cover the following:
- Preparing to act – how to approach difficult issues
- Common pitfalls to avoid – what the ET expects
- Analysing and testing evidence
- Conducting a disciplinary hearing
- Your role on appeals.