Grievance And Disciplinary Procedures In Hull

Grievance And Disciplinary Procedures – MLS; Do you have adequate whistleblowing grievance and disciplinary policies and procedures within your organisation in Hull? It is vital that employers maintain the policies and procedures to ensure that they comply with all current employment legislation whilst remaining clear fair and protecting the best interests of the company and the highly skilled professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors could use their expertise in the fields of employment and commercial law to advise and assist you in drafting and implementing company policies and procedures at your workplace in Hull.

Personnel Today published an article on Tuesday 25 June written by JeyaThiruchelvam reporting on the "changes to whistleblowing laws all employers need to know".

The article goes on to explain that with the important changes to the law involving whistleblowing which are coming into effect on 25 June 2013 it is essential for employers to update their whistleblowing policies.

Are you seeking experienced legal professionals who could guide and assist you with the drafting and implementation of clear whistleblowing grievance and disciplinary policies and procedures into your company in Hull? Then you should consult the employment and commercial law specialists at Michael Lewin Solicitors to discover how our experts could offer the advice you need and handle all the paperwork with regards to your company policies and procedures to ensure that they are compliant with current employment legislation as well as being clear to minimise the potential misunderstandings and the risk of disputes arising within your organisation.

The first step that the above-mentioned article advises employers should take is ensuring that company whistleblowing policies cover protected disclosures made "in the public interest". This means that "any disclosure of information that in the reasonable belief of the work is made in the public interest". It is also advises that employers should include in their whistleblowing policy and explanation of what constitutes a protected disclosure.

The second step advised by the article is to remove the requirement in company whistleblowing policies that disclosures must be made "in good faith".

Employers are advised to "clarify that complaints about breaches of employees’ own contract of employment should be raised as a grievance". This is due to the new "public interest" requirement means that as a consequence of other employees will generally be precluded from being able to "blow the whistle" about breaches of their employment contract. This should be fully explained in a company’s policy.

The highly qualified and experienced legal professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors could advise and assist your company in the drafting and maintenance of company whistleblowing grievance and disciplinary policies and procedures that are clear and fully compliant with new employment legislation as well as guiding and assisting you in managing any employment disputes that do arise as quickly and cost effectively as possible and providing outstanding litigation services when required by your business in Hull; so call our helpful advisers today to discuss our services in more depth on: 0113 200 9720.


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