Grievance And Disciplinary Procedures In York

Grievance And Disciplinary Procedures – ML Solicitors; Do you have clear and effective grievance and disciplinary policies and procedures in place at your organisation in York to prevent disputes escalating? It is vital to have clear policies and procedures in place within a company which employees are fully aware of and that management follow to ensure that grievances and disciplinary action are dealt with fairly and consistently in a timely manner and the highly qualified and experienced legal professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors can help you implement such practices into your workplace.

The Ipswich Star published an article on Tuesday July 30 2013 written by Lizzie Parry reporting that "Fees for employment tribunals condemned by former teaching assistant unfairly dismissed".

The article tells us that "A teaching assistant unfairly sacked by an Ipswich School has condemned moves to charge people bringing employment tribunals ? claiming a œ1000 fee would have prevented her from winning œ28000 in damages".

It further explains "Tracey Hodgkinson was awarded the pay-out after an employment tribunal held in December found she was unfairly dismissed from her position at Halifax Primary School in January 2012".

The article says "The 47-year-old was sacked after concerns were raised over her contact with her sex offender son. She was dismissed in January 2012 that took the Prince of Wales Drive school to a tribunal. In her judgement tribunal Judge Moore found she was unfairly dismissed due to the way the school treated her following the arrest of her son."

Has an employee brought a tribunal claim against you as they were unhappy with the outcome or your failure to follow proper grievance and disciplinary procedures at your company in York? The intelligent resourceful and highly driven legal team at Michael Lewin Solicitors could provide the advice and rigorous representation that you require if a dispute reaches an employment tribunal hearing but could also work with you to achieve the best possible outcome available to your company to alternative dispute resolution.

The above-mentioned article informs us that "From yesterday workers in the UK will be charged a fee to bring a claim see if the claim is heard and a further charge if they want to appeal against the decision. Under the new rules they will have to pay œ160 or œ250 to lodge a claim with a further charge of either œ230 or œ950 if the case goes ahead. The higher charges will cover cases such as unfair dismissal the lower ones at issues such as unpaid invoices."

The article adds that Mrs Hodgkinson said that the new rules will give employers the upper hand and will penalised many who cannot afford the fees stating: "I would not have been able to afford to pay œ1000."

The employment and commercial law specialists at Michael Lewin Solicitors could assist you with the drafting of clear and efficient grievance and disciplinary procedures at your company in York as well as helping you to implement them effectively and maintain them to ensure they offer for your employees and protect the best interests of your company preventing misunderstandings leading to employment disputes or even legal action; so call our helpful advisers today to discuss our full range of services includes details on: 0113 200 9720.


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