Conducting a Disciplinary: 10 Top Tips for Employers

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30 Apr 2018

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Managing a disciplinary investigation can be complicated. There's likely to be a lot of emotion flying around and you must ensure you follow an exact process.

Conducting a Disciplinary

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10 Top Tips for Employers

  1. Investigation: You must conduct a reasonable investigation to ensure any action you take is fair
  2. Seek Advice: Look at the ACAS Code of Practice recommendations or call Croner
  3. The Investigating Officer: Must not be connected in any way to the allegations
  4. No Delay: The investigation must not suffer any unreasonable delays
  5. Suspend the Employee: If it is necessary to ensure a fair investigation takes place
  6. Arrange an Investigatory Meeting: With the employee and take detailed notes
  7. Interview Witnesses: Take detailed notes of their statements
  8. Collect Documents: Everything connected to the allegations must be collected as evidence
  9. Prepare a Document Set & Witness Statement: Submit to the disciplinary hearing, and to the employee, in advance of the hearing
  10. The Meeting: The employee does not have a statutory right to be accompanied but your procedure may state they can

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