What sort of issues warrant disciplinary action?
WorkNest’s legal experts will be explaining when disciplinary action is appropriate – and when it might not be – in their latest live webinar on 08 February at 2:00 pm.
Is the disciplinary process solely for managing misconduct, or can it also be used to address concerns relating to underperformance and attendance?
WorkNest’s research suggests that:
- 22% of employers revert to disciplinary action as a result of poor conduct.
- 31% of employers revert to disciplinary action as a result of poor performance.
- 35% of employers revert to disciplinary actions as a result of absenteeism.
But what should they really be doing from an employment law perspective?
WorkNest’s legal experts will be explaining when disciplinary action is appropriate – and when it might not be – in their latest live webinar ‘Disciplinaries & Investigations: when is action warranted?‘ on 08 February at 2:00 pm.
What’s on the agenda?
During this free 60-minute webinar, Employment Law Adviser Pete Sewell and Trainee Solicitor Kirstie Smith will delve deeper into the disciplinary and investigations process and answer common questions, including:
- What warrants disciplinary action: What sorts of issues should be dealt with via the disciplinary process – poor performance, poor conduct, poor attendance, or all of the above?
- Overcoming procedural delays: How can employers speed up the process and conduct more efficient investigations to prevent unnecessary drain on internal resources?
- Handling health-related absences: What should you do when individuals facing disciplinary action take sick leave due to stress and mental health concerns, possibly as a delay tactic?
- Collecting evidence for a robust case: An employee with issues should be the last person to know about any process being underway but this can be tricky whilst gathering all the facts.
- Navigating the process: What are the key steps of a fair and compliant disciplinary process, and what potential pitfalls should employers be alert to along the way?
- Dispelling common misconceptions: From getting your allegations right to what actually constitutes gross misconduct, unfair dismissal and why you can’t just dismiss right away.
Have a question?
Submit it in advance via the registration form for our hosts to answer live during the session.