In the second of a two-part round-up, we summarise the main issues and outcomes in five more employment tribunal cases in which it was alleged that there were breaches of the "Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures". Although the decisions are not binding on other tribunals, they provide useful illustrations of how employers have had to pay increased compensation for breaches of the code.
This article summarises the main issues and outcomes in five employment tribunal cases in which it was alleged that the employer breached the "Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures".
A model letter informing an employee that their appeal against the outcome of a grievance hearing or appeal hearing has been submitted out of time.
A quiz for line managers to test their knowledge on grievances.
Practical guidance on dealing with employees who submit trivial grievances or grievances repeating allegations.
Employers that do not deal with grievances properly risk claims of constructive dismissal, as the employer in this case discovered.
Practical guidance on handling appeals against grievance decisions, including the Acas code of practice; the right to be accompanied; and conducting the appeal hearing.
A model letter to an employee who has retracted their grievance confirming that the employer is ceasing the grievance process.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to grievances.