Managing Grievances & Disciplinaries

Advice and Guidance for UK Employers

News and Articles on Grievances and Disciplinaries

As an employer in the UK, here’s information you need to know for managing grievances and disciplinaries

  • 2022-04-26 - The Right To Appeal - Lighter HR

    The Right to Appeal – What Does It Mean and When Does It Apply?

    Employees have a right to appeal decisions relating to certain HR processes and in this blog post we look at this right in more detail so that you can understand when it applies and how you should deal with appeals.

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  • 2014-03-17 - Gross Misconduct - Can and Should You Always Dismiss the Employee - Lighter HR

    Can and Should You Always Dismiss the Employee for Gross Misconduct?

    Many employers have a list of behaviours in their employee disciplinary policy that constitute gross misconduct. If an employee commits one of these ‘crimes’ then the outcome is clear, right? Well, not necessarily. This post sets out the process and considerations that you need to make before dismissing an employee on the grounds of gross misconduct.

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  • 2017-02-07 - The Right To Be Accompanied When Does It Apply - Lighter HR

    The Right to be Accompanied; When Does it Apply?

    We’ve had a lot of cases recently when questions have arisen regarding an employee’s right to be accompanied at various meetings. Given that it’s something that has come up quite frequently we thought we’d take this opportunity to provide you with some more information on this right and how it works.

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  • 2016-06-03 - How Big a Threat Are Claims of Constructive Dismissal - Lighter HR

    How Big a Threat Are Claims of Constructive Dismissal?

    One employee issue our clients often worry about is having an employee resign and claim constructive dismissal based on dissatisfaction with some element of their employment or how they have been managed. This post provides insights so that you can understand the types of situations where these claims could be a risk to your business.

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