How to follow the ACAS Guidelines in a disciplinary process.

In unfair dismissal claims, employment tribunals take the ACAS code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures into account where relevant and may increase an award of compensation by up to 25% for an employer’s unreasonable failure to follow it. But where do employers commonly go wrong? Not warning the employee of the possible consequences… read more

How to deal with a departing employee with a grudge.

Employees who are leaving under a cloud can cause problems to an employer, however there are a number of steps an employer can take in order to prevent or mitigate any potential damage that a rogue employee may cause: Remind the employee of their contractual obligations Before an employee departs, remind the employee of their… read more