The Employment Law & HR Podcast
About This Show
A podcast designed to bring you an update on the Law and best practice for managing and recruiting staff and for dealing with any issues that may arise at work.
Employment law changes on a daily basis and it can be really hard to keep up to date with the changes and essential elements of what you need to know to successfully run your business. This podcast is designed to bring you all the information you need to know in an easy to listen, easy to understand and easy to implement way. Looking at things from a practical as well as legal perspective.
Your legal lighthouse, guiding you through a sea of employment legislation.
Most Recent Episode
Employee Grievances: Part 3 Conclusion, Appeal & Points to Note
7 days ago
Employee Grievances: Part 3 Conclusion, Appeal & Points to Note This episode of the podcast is the third in a mini series focusing on Grievances and how to deal with them. There will be one further episodes on this topic finishing with an episode on Frequently Asked Questions so if you have a question that you would like covered please email me email@example.com or leave a comment below. In this episode I will cover: Things to consider in reaching your conclusion. How to approach the conclusion and support your findings and outcome. What to include in your conclusion. The appeal process. The importance of considering mediation as an option throughout the process. What to consider if the grievance is about a colleague or line manager. How to handle employee grievances raised in the disciplinary process. Why you need to be cautious with employees raising 'tactical grievances' at the same time as 'without prejudice' settlement negotiations. How to deal with employees who raise a grievance whilst absent from work due to work stress or for mental health reasons. Action Points Ensure that any conclusion you reach in an investigation process is supported by the evidence you have obtained. Where possible give a full explanation for your investigation findings. Do not delay in dealing with grievances raised at the same time as a settlement offer. Seek advice and expert support at the earliest opportunity if a dispute arises. Useful Links ACAS Code of Practice Here ACAS Guidance Here ACAS Guidance on conducting workplace investigations Here As part of our HR Harbour annual subscription service for employers we provide guidance and support with grievances and produce a grievance procedure for our clients. If you would like to know more about the HR Harbour Service and how you can get unlimited support from as little as £180 per month please contact me for a no obligation discussion - firstname.lastname@example.org or you can find full details here: HR Harbour Don't forget you can contact us by email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone 01983 897003, 01722 653001 or 023 8098 2006