In most cases, disciplinaries arise where an employer takes action in relation to allegations of misconduct or poor performance. Facing a disciplinary investigation or hearing can be a daunting prospect, particularly if the allegations are serious and could lead to dismissal.
Grievances are where an employee raises a complaint about any aspect of their work.
It is important that your employer adopts a fair and consistent approach to disciplinaries and grievances alongside remaining compliant with the ACAS Code of Practice. We can advise you of your legal rights and guide you through the process, providing tactical advice as to how best achieve the most favourable outcome for you. We can guide you through this complex area and can advise you on how best to defend your position and also what tactical counter-measures are available to you. We can also explore with you whether there is any reasonable prospect of a negotiated outcome but if not, can assist you with robustly defending your position.