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Disciplinary procedure

Disciplinary procedureDealing with conduct and other disciplinary matters is one of the most difficult challenges for any employer. Make a wrong move and an employee can exact a high price. And even if you've a good reason to take action, tribunals de... Read more

Capability procedure

Capability procedureDealing with an employee's poor performance can be particularly difficult where you know they are simply incapable of fulfilling the tasks and duties expected of them in their role, so they aren't really to blame. Our capability pr... Read more

Letter appointing a disciplinary investigation manager

Letter appointing a disciplinary investigation managerWhere disciplinary allegations are made against an employee, the first stage is to appoint a manager to conduct an investigation, the purpose of which is to ascertain whether or not there is a pot... Read more

Disciplinary hearing order of proceedings

Disciplinary hearing order of proceedingsWhere managers are asked to chair disciplinary hearings, if they're new to the whole experience, it's helpful to give them guidance on how the hearing should be conducted. Our document will assist in ensuring th... Read more

Alternative disciplinary sanctions letter

Alternative disciplinary sanctions letterIt's possible to impose a disciplinary sanction other than a formal warning or dismissal on an employee provided you've the contractual right to do so and the sanction is only temporary.Usual disciplinary sancti... Read more

Suspension letter

Suspension letterIn cases of gross or very serious misconduct, you should give careful consideration to suspending the employee for a brief period during your disciplinary investigation and pending a formal disciplinary hearing. Use our suspension l... Read more

Letter following poor performance appeal meeting

Letter following poor performance appeal meetingAfter the poor performance appeal meeting, you will need to formally notify the employee in writing of the outcome. The decision on an appeal is normally final unless your capability procedure specifica... Read more

Letter following disciplinary appeal hearing

Letter following disciplinary appeal hearingAfter the disciplinary appeal hearing, you need to formally notify the employee in writing of the outcome. The decision on an appeal is normally final unless your disciplinary procedure specifically contain... Read more

Incapacity checklist

Incapacity checklist Use this checklist to help you manage employees who are absent for a long period or are persistently absent for short periods due to sickness or injury.  Your procedure for managing sickness should be separate from your discipl... Read more

Disciplinary investigation report

Disciplinary investigation reportOur disciplinary investigation report will help an investigating officer summarise the investigation that was carried out, including the evidence gathered, what it shows (and doesn't show) and their recommendations for... Read more
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