Dismissal

Complete Dismissal Procedures

Chapter 1 - Disciplinary and grievance procedures

1.1. What’s happened to the statutory procedures?

On 6 April 2009 the statutory disciplinary, dismissal and grievance procedures were abolished. When they were originally introduced in 2004, it was said that they would vastly improve the way workplace disputes were handled. However, this has proved not to be the case.
After much criticism, the government commissioned Michael Gibbons to examine the statutory regime with the purpose of seeing if it could be simplified and improved, whilst still preserving employe...