Managing the employment relationship

Managing the employment relationship guidance:

This Practice Note explains the application of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) Code of Practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures (often...

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This Practice Note explains the effects of non-compliance with the provisions of the Acas Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures. Both employers and...

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The Acas Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures places obligations on both employees and employers to comply with its provisions or face possible...

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Performance management is central to the relationship between employee and manager. Both should know what needs to be done to meet their own goals and contribute to those...

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An informal performance management meeting can usefully be divided into two phases: • explaining in discussion with the employee what the gap is between his actual...

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An appraisal process can deliver significant improvements in morale, skills and staff retention, but to achieve these goals everyone involved needs to understand how to...

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Performance management is central to the relationship between employee and manager. Both should know what needs to be done to meet their own goals and contribute to those...

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The essence of any performance management process is the relationship between employee and manager. Both should know what needs to be done to meet their own goals and...

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Following a disciplinary investigation which leads to a recommendation that a disciplinary hearing be convened (see Advising managers: how to conduct a disciplinary...

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Where a conduct issue arises in the workplace, the first stage in managing that issue is to investigate the problem, in order to establish the facts of the case. This is...

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In cases of apparent misconduct, the first stage is for a disciplinary investigation to be conducted. Once that is complete, the investigator will review the evidence....

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A suspension is a period of time when an employee is required by their employer to abstain from their normal work. If the employee usually works at the employer's...

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Under-performing employees can cause a serious drain on management time and also have a knock-on effect on the treatment of other employees: • employees who are...

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[Insert details of the voting group as determined by the employer eg the whole workforce, night shift, day shift, management, non-management or department] Candidate...

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This Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679...

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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by...

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It is highly likely that an employer will, at some time during the employment relationship, wish to change the terms and conditions on which any particular employee or...

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Failures to comply with the right to be accompanied Workers may present a complaint to an employment tribunal where the employer has failed, or threatened to fail, to: •...

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1 Data Protection 1.1 We will process personal data and sensitive personal data (also known as ‘special categories of personal data’)[ and criminal records data] relating...

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1 Introduction 1.1 The Code of Conduct and the Disciplinary Procedure set out below are designed to ensure that all employees of the Company are treated fairly and...

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1 Purpose and scope of the procedure 1.1 The code of conduct and disciplinary procedure set out below are designed to ensure that all employees of the Company are treated...

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Information and consultation is a vital part of any kind of dismissal and, if the employer wishes to minimise the risk of liability to pay compensation to affected...

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This Practice Note considers the circumstances in which the statutory consultation obligations in a collective redundancy situation will be triggered. Information and...

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This Practice Note focuses on the key points for public authorities to consider when complying with a freedom of information request. Under the Freedom of Information Act...

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An employee is entitled to a statutory redundancy payment when: • he has been continuously employed for not less than two years • he has been dismissed, and • the...

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STOP PRESS: On 10 May 2020, the Prime Minister announced the first step in modifying the government’s lockdown measures, and in particular a change in emphasis in...

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