Grievance Procedure In Hull

Grievance Procedure – MLS; Do you have a good grievance procedure in place at your organisation in Hull? It is essential for employers to have clear and effective grievance and whistleblowing policies and procedures qualified and experienced legal professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors could advise and offer assistance you with regards to the drafting and implementing of your company policies and procedures to ensure they minimise the potential for misunderstandings that could lead to employment disputes arising.

Pulse Today published an article on 14 June 2013 written by Christian Duffin reporting that "A GP has been given the go-ahead to take her health board to an employment tribunal failing to protect her rivals after she raised concerns about her partners prescribing".

The article says that "Legal experts said the case had potentially ‘enormous implications’ for GP whistle-blowers with some predicting it might encourage GPs to raise concerns more readily".

It further explains "Dr Margaret Ferguson a GP partner in Pembrokeshire Wales alleges that the Abertawe Bro MorgannwgUniveristy (ABMU) Health Board released her name to fellow GP partners at a previous practice after she raised concerns that one of her colleagues had ‘acted wrongly’ in prescribing a strong opiate. She claims the board failed in its duty to protect her legal rights as a whistle-blower thereby exposing her to reprisals from her colleagues."

Has an employee or former employee pursuit and employment tribunal claim against you as they were unhappy with the outcome of the grievance procedure at your organisation in Hull? Then you should consult the employment and commercial law specialists at Michael Lewin Solicitors as our dedicated team could offer advice and assistance with various methods of alternative dispute resolution and provide outstanding legal representation at an employment tribunal hearing should litigation become unavoidable as well is offer guidance and assistance with the drafting company grievance policies and procedures to minimise the risk of future disputes.

The above-mentioned article also says that "Her tribunal case which is part heard will resume in Cardiff on 22 July. Before proceedings began the health board challenged Dr Ferguson’s right to bring part of her case to tribunal but the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) threw out the health board’s challenge."

It adds "The EAT ruling released this month said Dr Ferguson made the allegation against a fellow GP in which good faith" and "there were reasonable grounds for it" ? although the health board does not necessarily accept the truth of the allegation".

The highly skilled professionals at Michael Lewin Solicitors could advise and assist with regards to the drafting implementing and maintenance of a good grievance procedure and whistleblowing policy at your organisation in Hull to ensure they are clear and consistent as well as helping you manage any employment dispute matters arise swiftly and efficiently reducing the risk of an employment tribunal action being brought against you; so call our helpful advisers today to discuss our services further on: 0113 200 9720.

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