Why it’s so important to get your disciplinary procedures right
Handling your disciplinary procedures correctly is always important if you want to avoid potentially disastrous Employment Tribunals. But with the limit for unfair dismissal awards set at a whopping £66,200, getting your disciplinary procedures wrong during the recession could be financially fatal.
Protect your business from just £99 plus VAT
Our two employment law products - Smart 100 and Smart 200 - will help you avoid the pitfalls of employment tribunals, and can cover your costs if things go wrong.
Packages start at only £99 plus VAT for 12 months, a cost-effective investment in your business’ future.
All your disciplinary procedure questions answered
As an Employment Law Extra customer, you receive detailed, trustworthy and practical advice and support on the following topics related to disciplinary procedures:
- Company Rules
- Allegations Of Misconduct
- Disciplinary Hearing
- The Appeal
- Gross Misconduct
- Overlap With Grievance
- Warning Letters
- Warning Records
Your own step-by-step guides
Our “What the Law Says” section gives clear and concise advice on your disciplinary procedures and all your other latest legal obligations as an employer. You’ll also get 170 step-by-step guides to the following:
- Dealing With Allegations Of Misconduct
- Conducting A Disciplinary Interview
- Dealing With An Appeal Against Disciplinary Action
170 regularly updated, downloadable policies, procedures, forms and letters
Invest in either Smart 100 or Smart 200 and you’ll also get 170 regularly updated downloadable documents including your own:
- Model Discipline Procedure
- Wide Range Of Sample Warning Letters
- Disciplinary Warning Record
- Basic Set Of Company Rules
Advice from reputable lawyers (in plain English)
Every one of your documents is written and prepared in plain English by a team of fully qualified, highly reputable employment lawyers. Because when it comes to employment law, you need advice you can both understand and trust.
Important new legal developments - are you exposed?
Up to 5 April 2009 employers were required to follow a statutory procedure in accordance with the Employment Act 2002 (Dispute Resolution) Regulations 2004 before dismissing an employee.
The statutory dismissal procedures were repealed with effect from 6 April 2009 and replaced by the ACAS Code of Practice on disciplinary & grievance procedures 2009.
These changes have significant implications for how your business handles all areas of its disciplinary procedures. Do you know what they are, and how to make sure you are fully protected?