Reschedule a disciplinary appeal hearing where the employee's chosen companion is not available at the proposed time

Key points

  • The legislation specifically provides for the situation where the employee's chosen companion is not available at the date or time set by the employer for a disciplinary appeal hearing.
  • The employer should reschedule the meeting to an alternative time proposed by the employee, provided that the alternative is reasonable and is within the timescale set out in the legislation.

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