Every business or organisation needs rules. They set the standards of conduct and performance at work. Rules cover things like timekeeping, absence, discrimination and gross misconduct. Disciplinary procedures are used for dealing with problems with employees’ conduct or their performance which could lead to warnings or dismissal and grievance procedures are used for considering problems that employees wish to raise with their employer.
The Labour Relations Agency (LRA) Code of Practice provides practical guidance to employers, workers and their representatives on:
You can download the LRA Code of Practice below. You may also find the sample letters and notices useful. These can be amended to suit your exact requirements. The letters and notices available include: