Grievances about grievances

This event is in the past
Wed, 8th Sep 2021
At your desk (National)
Venue Address:
At your desk
Simon Stephen and Emma Bufton, Gowling WLG
Event Type:
12:00 - 13:00
Spaces Available


  • £25 + VAT


We also offer the following discounts on the full fee:

  • 100% discount for members in the voluntary or not-for-profit sector (with no booking deadline)
  • 100% discount for pupil barristers or barristers less than 2 years call (with no booking deadline)
  • Please note only one discount will be applied per booking.

This course is at introductory level aimed at employment lawyers up to 3 years PQE looking at:

  • Introduction - The importance of handling grievances fairly and effectively
  • Grievance procedures
    • Importance of having a procedure
    • ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures
  • Initial Steps
    • Identifying the grievance
    • Informal resolution
  • Dealing with a formal grievance
    • The grievance meeting
    • The investigation
    • The decision
    • Appeals
    • Record keeping
  • The problem about grievances
    • Need to guard against confrontational grievance procedures
    • False or malicious allegations
    • Frivolous or trivial grievances
    • Grievances that repeat earlier complaints
    • Grievances that relate to an ongoing complaint/ raised during a disciplinary hearing

If you are unable to make the date, please register if you would like to receive the ‘on demand’ recording of this webinar.

Once you have booked, you will receive an email containing the login details for the online event, please contact us if you have any queries.