Good practice guidance discussing managing disciplinary issues, including disciplinary rules and procedures, setting up disciplinary interviews, the right to be accompanied, warnings, appeals, dismissal and dealing with misconduct that is suspected but not proven.
A model letter to an employee confirming their dismissal on grounds of misconduct following a series of warnings.
A model letter to an employee dismissing them for some other substantial reason, for example on account of a refusal to agree to changes that are necessary for business reasons.
A model letter to an employee confirming the decision following an appeal against dismissal.
A model letter to an employee confirming their dismissed due to gross misconduct.
Practical guidance on handling gross misconduct dismissals, including which offences amount to gross misconduct; suspension during investigation; criminal proceedings; and the disciplinary hearing.
Tina McKevitt, lecturer in employment law at University of Sheffield, provides a round-up of employment tribunal decisions on discrimination.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to dismissal as a disciplinary penalty.