Grievance, Discipline and Dismissals

  • Start Date

    15 Feb, 2022

  • End Date

    18 Feb, 2022

  • Price

    ₦250,000

  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

  • Advise on the legal issues involved in grievance, discipline and dismissal processes
  • Advise on and apply your organization’s grievance and disciplinary procedures
  • Handle difficult situations in a timely, effective fashion
  • Follow all aspects of best practice in grievance, discipline and dismissals.

 

CONTENT

Acas Code of Practice: Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures

  • The procedure
  • The guidance notes

 

Grievance Procedures

  • What the law requires
  • Grievance or grumble?
  • understanding and applying your organization’s procedures
  • conducting investigations

 

Disciplinary Procedures

  • Legal requirements
  • Understanding and applying your organization’s procedures
  • Conducting investigations/witness statements/anonymity
  • Conducting the disciplinary hearing
  • Acting ‘fairly’ and ‘reasonably’
  • Natural justice
  • The right to be accompanied (and by whom)
  • The appeals procedure and its importance

 

A Practical Approach to Common Issues

  • Handling poor performers
  • Managing absence; short and long-term
  • Dealing with misconduct; in and out of work
  • Dealing with bullying and harassment issues
  • Misuse of social media

 

Dismissal

  • What is wrongful, unfair and constructive dismissal?
  • Potentially fair reasons for dismissal
  • Dismissal procedures, including right of appeal
  • Procedural flaws, the ‘no difference’ rule
  • Group dismissals
  • Termination payments
  • Settlement agreements

 

Redundancy

  • Definitions, selection
  • Collective and individual consultation

 

Employment Tribunal Claims

  • What are they and who can claim?
  • Fees and penalties
  • New tribunal rules.

 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

 

DATE:

1ST BATCH: 15th – 18th Feb, 2022             

2ND BATCH: 9th – 12th Aug, 2022

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
09 Aug, 2022 12 Aug, 2022
Start Date End Date
15 Feb, 2022 18 Feb, 2022
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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