A grievance can be damaging to your business both in monetary and reputational terms
Grievances can be difficult to manage and extremely time consuming once you become involved in matters such as:
Investigations including gathering witness statements if necessary;
Preparing relevant documentation;
Holding grievance hearings and any subsequent investigatory meetings and
Providing a comprehensive written response.
All of this takes time.
Do you know what constitutes a grievance?
Do you know a grievance does not have to be in writing for it to require action?
Do you know you may not be able to just sack someone due to Gross Misconduct?
Do you know that when dealing with an employee grievance there are some specific legal steps that need to be taken into consideration? We do.