Tag Archives: disciplinary proceedings

Looking into disciplinary investigations – EAT’s lessons on when enough is enough

It is a basic plank of a fair disciplinary dismissal that it be preceded by a reasonable investigation.  But what is that, exactly?  How much detail must you include in your enquiry, how many witnesses must you grill, how far back do you have to go, how far must you challenge or test the evidence … Continue Reading

A warning point on bad faith for UK employers

It has long been assumed that once a warning is given it becomes pretty much fact, and therefore that later decisions, such as redundancy selection or next-stage disciplinary dismissals, can safely be built on top of it. After all, runs the argument, if the employee thought that the warning was not legitimate, he had the … Continue Reading