Updated to include information on Talon Engineering Ltd v Smith, concerning the employer's refusal to postpone a disciplinary hearing to allow the employee to be accompanied.
Practical guidance on dealing with the situation when an employee fails to attend a meeting under a disciplinary process, including the Acas code of practice; non-attendance due to sickness absence; unavailability of the companion; and rearranging the meeting.
Practical guidance on handling appeals against disciplinary decisions, including the Acas code of practice; the right to be accompanied; the appeal hearing; and re-instating the employee.
Practical guidance on chairing a disciplinary hearing, including the Acas code of practice; the right to be accompanied; and adjournments.
Practical step-by-step advice on how to manage workplace situations relating to discipline and grievances: discipline (hearings).
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