Updated to take into account an increase in the cap on a week's pay, with effect from 6 April 2017.
In Local Government Yorkshire and Humber v Shah EAT/0587/11 & EAT/0026/12, the EAT held that the potential uplift in compensation awarded where an employer unreasonably fails to comply with the "Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures" applies only in the case of employees. A worker who was subjected to an unlawful detriment was not entitled to an uplift.
A model letter responding to an ex-employee who has raised a grievance.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employee grievances.