Grievance And Disciplinary Procedures In The UK

Grievance And Disciplinary Procedures – ML Solicitors Legal Advice; Do you have clear and effective whistleblowing grievance and disciplinary policies and procedures in place at your organisation within the UK? It is essential that employers have clear policies and procedures that are readily available to all members of staff and used consistently by management to avoid the risk of issues complaints or other problems getting out of hand and leading to potentially costly and time-consuming employment disputes; and the highly skilled professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors could use their expertise in the fields of employment and commercial law to assist your organisation with the drafting and implementing of such policies and procedures into your workplace.

The Huffington Post published an article on 16 July 2013 written by Rose Schreiber discussing the tackling whistleblowing through employee engagement.

The article says "Public exposure to whistleblowing has recently met with the last few years. Far beyond the realms of Julian Assange and Edward Snowden the international public have been drawn into a spate of corporate scandals. Issues have been widely ranging covering such things as food safety price-fixing in the wholesale gas industry phone hacking in the media a gagging culture in the NHS and ethical controversy within undercover policing. Hollywood is even in on the act as the release of a Wiki-Leaks movie comes out and rumours abound of a screen adaptation on the Michael Woodford Olympus scandal."

Are you fully aware of the importance of having good whistleblowing grievance and disciplinary procedures and policies in place within your UK business? The highly qualified and experienced legal professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors could offer accurate advice that is tailored to suit your business needs and assistance with regards to the drafting implementing and maintenance of clear and effective policies and procedures were whistleblowing grievances and disciplinary action at your organisation to avoid the potential to disputes arising that could put the best interests of your company at risk.

The above-mentioned article says "Traditionally public opinion around whistleblowing has had largely negative connotations. The recent cases are being met with an array of public curiosity and the acknowledgement and further describing a lack of public trust towards organisations be they public or private. As a result the perception of informers has changed from ‘snakes in the grass’ to ‘the eyes and ears of an organisation’ serving a public good."

It also tells us "The importance of conveying better communication about internal whistleblowing and is not just necessary from an ethical standpoint but for a number of business reasons" that are said to include brand image vulnerability or the avoidance of fines and financial performance and reputational resilience.

The article says that "Better communication can refer to businesses introducing a ‘whistle-blowing’ policy and ensure certain procedures are followed and in place".

The employment and commercial law specialists at Michael Lewin Solicitors could provide outstanding advice assistance and representation of your organisation with regards to drafting and implementing of whistleblowing grievance and disciplinary policies and procedures as well is helping to you manage issues with these have been used effectively at your company in the UK; so speak with our helpful advisers today to discuss our services further on: 0113 200 9720.


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