Disciplinary Action In Bradford
Disciplinary Action – Solicitors; Does your business need help and advice with regards to taking disciplinary action against an employee at your organisation in Bradford? Do you feel that an employee’s actions or behaviour were completely unacceptable and you are now looking at taking disciplinary action in a lawful manner? Employees who feel that they have been unfairly disciplined or dismissed can take legal action against your business so therefore it is vital that you follow the set procedures within your organisation. The team at Michael Lewin Solicitors will be able to help you implement highly successful disciplinary policies and procedures whilst helping you take disciplinary action in a lawful & fair manner.
Taking disciplinary action against an employee at your business can sometimes be a quite daunting task with the fear of facing litigation always at the back of your mind. The team at Michael Lewin Solicitors can however assist your business in this difficult process by ensuring that your policies and procedures are ?in line? with the ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures whilst helping you follow your disciplinary code stringently.
Why is it so important for my business to follow the ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures?
The government introduced this code to set out guidelines for organisations of various different sizes to ensure that employees are disciplined in a fair manner and that workers with an organisation can raise a complaint easily. Although it is not statutory for your business to follow this code ?word for word? it is advisable for your business to have policies and procedures in place that follow this code as a failure to do so can result in your business paying an increase of up to 25% in compensation if an employee or former employee is successful at claiming compensation from your business.
If my organisation is facing legal action at the Employment Tribunal because an employee believes I took disciplinary action unfairly and unlawfully will the team at Michael Lewin Solicitors be able to help my business in Bradford?
We have an entire department that helps businesses defend claims that are taken against their corporate organisation. These expert dispute resolution solicitors will do everything physically in their power to ensure that your business is defended vigorously whilst looking at all available path to ensure the most cost-effective method of solving the dispute is selected.
An article which was published in the HR Magazine on 28 July 2013 discusses changes that are being made in 2013. A particular section of the article discusses disciplinary and dismissal action which occurs on the grounds of political opinions or affiliations. A particular section of the article reads ?the two-year qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims will not apply where the alleged reason for a dismissal is or relates to an employee’s political opinions or affiliations.?
If your organisation is looking to create a disciplinary procedure within your organisation or if you are facing legal action at the Employment Tribunal you can contact the team at Michael Lewin Solicitors who will gladly assist your business in Bradford today on:0113 200 9720.
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