The Complete Dismissal Package
A Tips & Advice book about...
In a nutshell
The risk of a tribunal claim has more than doubled so it's now more important than ever to ensure that 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 the stages leading up to dismissal, it's all you need to keep your business secure.
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 will put you on the right side of the law in the event of such a claim.
We've created this Tips & Advice book especially for...
Business owners, employers, personnel managers, personnel consultants and HR staff that want to:
- Manage employment disputes in an effective way
- Know how to safely follow the Acas Code of Practice
- Avoid falling foul of tribunal claims
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- To immediately apply our advice and solutions in practice
- That you can easily adapt to suit your own requirements
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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
Dismissal on notice due to unsatisfactory performance-conduct letter
Dismissal with notice letter (misconduct)performance-conduct letter
Equal opportunities policy
Job description and person specification
Letter inviting employee to mediation
Letter to external mediator
Notice of disciplinary appeal hearing
Notice of performance review meeting
Notification of disciplinary hearing
Notification of potential dismissal meeting
Sample form cot3
Warning + final warning of poor performance
Witness statement record
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