Even the most conscientious employer can find itself faced with an employee grievance. If you don't handle it in a fair and legally-compliant way, your business may be exposed to significant legal and reputational risks. But doing so isn't always straightforward.
Our employment experts Partner Sam Murray-Hinde and Legal Director Lydia Christiehosted a practical session looking at how to handle grievance investigations. They discussed some common problem areas, including:
who should investigate – and when you need to bring in external help
grievances raised during disciplinary, performance management or redundancy processes