Commentary and analysis

All items: Grievances

  • Investigations and Covid-19: employers need a pandemic-proof toolkit

    27 May 2020

    Lockdown has presented difficulties for companies involved in internal investigations, dealing with whistleblowers, grievance claims and disciplinary processes. Ivor Adair examines the latest Acas guidance on the subject and explains the key issues and solutions.

  • Coronavirus lockdown: How can HR manage ongoing disciplinary issues?

    17 April 2020

    With the coronavirus crisis resulting in an unexpected period of homeworking for much of the workforce, consultant editor Darren Newman considers the approach HR might take to managing employee relations processes during this time.

  • Whistleblowing v grievance: how should sexual harassment be raised?

    20 June 2019

    Following high-profile allegations of sexual harassment by staff, employees are now more empowered to speak up about inappropriate behaviour than ever before. But how they raise their complaint also dictates how an organisation should handle it. Catherine McGrath explains.

  • Updated Acas discipline and grievance guide: What's new for employers?

    4 March 2019

    In February 2019, Acas made changes to its guide on discipline and grievances, which complements the "Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures". We set out the key updates, in particular the amended guidance on workers seeking to postpone a disciplinary hearing because their preferred companion is unavailable.

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