Disciplinary situations within the workplace can be stressful for both the employer and the employee. Opal People Solutions will ensure that best practice procedures are in place, that you are supported throughout the process and we resolve issues effectively whilst minimising risk to the business.
We will provide a range of advice to guarantee that your responsibility as an employer is fulfilled when handling grievance procedures. Support can range from advice on investigating complaints, managing grievance hearings, and guidance on the decision-making process.Employee Relations doesn’t have to be difficult.
Absence Management is concerned with reducing short-term, sporadic absenteeism and encouraging attendance at work, as well as managing long-term absence cases. We will work with you to create a fair and consistent Absence Management Policy as well as supporting you through the procedure.
Check out our latest Blog post on why Disciplinary Action may not always be appropriate.
Telling a client that they can’t pursue a particular course of disciplinary action is a difficult message to deliver. However, I have to consider the fairness and reasonableness of any potential outcome when advising on employee relations issues. Ultimately, if I protect the employee from an unfair decision being made, I protect my client from potential risk as a result. Here are 5 examples of situations where I have had to advise clients that I was unable to support a particular course of action…