The Complete Dismissal Package
All you need to know about disciplinary procedures, workplace mediation and tribunal claims
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In a nutshell
Over the last year, the risk of a tribunal claim has more than doubled. It's now more important than ever to ensure your disciplinary and dismissal procedures are legally watertight. That's where this updated book comes in handy. It will fully equip you to deal with employment disputes in a safe, sensible and cost-effective way. Full of field-tested advice and covering all stages leading up to dismissal, it's all you need to play it safe.
This book details every intricate element of the dismissal process. It's split into three parts:
- Understanding and following the Acas Code of Practice
- Getting the most from workplace mediation
- Getting to grips with employment tribunal procedure if the dispute ends in a claim
Every employer knows the importance of following a good disciplinary and dismissal procedure. Make a mistake and you're likely to be on the receiving end of an expensive employment tribunal claim. The practical advice in this book is all you need to play it safe.
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Business owners, employers, personnel managers, personnel consultants and HR staff that want to:
- Cost-effectively deal with employment disputes
- Know how to safely follow the Acas Code of Practice
- Avoid falling foul of tribunal claims
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Table of contents
Chapter 1 - Disciplinary and grievance procedures
1.1. What’s happened to the statutory procedures?
1.2. The Acas Code of Practice
1.3. Disciplinary matters - the Code
1.4. Grievances - the Code
1.5. The supplementary Acas guidance
1.6. Disciplinary matters - the guidance
1.7. Grievances - the guidance
Chapter 2 - Mediation and the Acas Code of Practice
2.1. Mediation: an overview
2.2. Mediation in the workplace
2.3. Choosing an internal mediator
2.4. Selecting external mediators
2.5. The mediation process
2.6. Mediation troubleshooting
Chapter 3 - Avoiding and managing employment tribunal claims
3.1. Who can bring a tribunal claim?
3.2. Starting a tribunal claim
3.3. Responding to the claim
3.4. Acas and the statutory conciliation process
3.5. Using settlement agreements to your advantage
3.6. Preparing for a tribunal hearing
3.7. At the tribunal hearing
3.8. Common concerns
3.9. Useful links
Chapter 4 - Documents
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