Employee Grievances: Part 4 Frequently Asked Questions
This episode of the podcast is the final in a mini series focusing on Grievances and how to deal with them.
I cover some of the Frequently Asked Questions about grievance investigations and processes.
In this episode I will cover:
- Does the employee who raises a grievance have the right to see witness statements and evidence gathered in the investigation process?
- What if the grievance is against the owner of a small business?
- If the grievance regarding bullying is upheld does the employee who raised the grievance have the right to know the outcome of the disciplinary process?
- Does the employee ‘accused’ in the grievance have the right to know about the grievance against them?
- Should a disciplinary matter or a grievance be dealt with first?
- Can the same person investigate and decide the outcome of the grievance?
- How do you reach a conclusion where two sides tell different story and there is no evidence?
- Listen to episodes 1-3 of the Mini Series.
- Seek advice and expert support if you find yourself in a difficult or tricky situation.
ACAS Code of Practice Here
ACAS Guidance Here
ACAS Guidance on conducting workplace investigations Here
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