Do you refrain from disciplining your employees for fear of getting it wrong?
Have you ever issued written warnings without following a full disciplinary procedure?
Employers can understandably be overwhelmed by the vast array of regulation governing their relationships with employees. It can feel as if employment law is preventing effective management of the business and those difficult or misbehaving employees. Despite this, it is also a common misconception that disciplinary warnings are simply a stepping stone to dismissal, with little risk or consequence.
Our interactive briefing will provide invaluable guidance on how to conduct a disciplinary process with a particular focus on the proper use of warnings. Refreshing you on the basics, we will provide straightforward advice using practical examples to help you navigate the employment law minefield and impose disciplinary measures with confidence. This will include an overview of the requirements of the ACAS Code of Practice, the importance of using warnings correctly, and the common pitfalls of implementing disciplinary procedures and sanctions.