Disciplinary and grievance procedures (ACAS)

Advice and Guidance

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  • Employees

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      Great Britain

First published: 01 Apr 2009

This is the cover of the ACAS code of practice disciplinary and grievance procedures publication

The Acas statutory Code of Practice on discipline and grievance is set out at paras 1 to 45 on the following pages. It provides basic practical guidance to employers, employees and their representatives and sets out principles for handling disciplinary and grievance situations in the workplace. The Code does not apply to dismissals due to redundancy or the non-renewal of fixed term contracts on their expiry. Guidance on handling redundancies is contained in Acas’ advisory booklet on Redundancy handling.

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