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Employment Law for Businesses

Workplace Grievances

Grievances and disputes can happen in any workplace.

A grievance is any problem, concern, or complaint that an employee has at work. This could be issues with the work space, colleagues, contracts, etc.

While the vast majority of workplace grievances aren’t serious and can usually be resolved informally, more serious complaints have to be resolved by following a formal grievance procedure.

Our specialist employment law team can provide the legal support you need, guiding you through the workplace grievance process carefully and reliably.

How to handle grievances in the workplace

As an employer, you are required to have a formal grievance procedure. To ensure that your grievance procedure is clear to everyone within the organisation, it should be included in the staff handbook or employment contract.

When raising an issue, staff should submit their formal grievances in writing, outlining what they want the outcome to be and the steps they would like their employer to take to resolve the problem.

Once an employee presents their grievance, it’s important to act quickly and resolve the issue as quickly as possible. If you delay the process, the employee may be able to claim constructive dismissal.

How we can help

Our skilled and experienced team of employment law experts will help ensure that you have a comprehensive grievance process in place and ensure that you handle any formal employee grievances properly. Ensuring that all grievances are dealt with quickly, fairly, and efficiently, we’ll help protect your business from the risk of unfair dismissal and victimisation claims.

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Why Ackroyd Legal?

We’re committed to delivering the highest level of service, alongside honest, sensitive, and professional advice. Our job is to make your life easier, at every stage of the employee grievance process. We’re ready to help you with any aspect of employment law.

Here are just some of the reasons to choose Ackroyd Legal for your workplace grievance requirements:

Employment Law experts

As employment law solicitors, we have a wealth of experience and expertise in a diverse range of issues. We can offer cost-effective, pragmatic advice to secure the best outcome for you.

We put you first

From the moment you get in touch, we put you first. Our skilled and experienced team of legal experts will work hard to find the best solution for you and deliver the best possible outcome.

Fixed fees

When you work with Ackroyd Legal, you pay a single, fixed fee. There’s no hidden costs or unexpected charges. We’ll provide you with a fixed quote before we start work and ensure you understand exactly what you’ll be paying, and what you’ll receive in return.

Communication is key

We listen to your needs, and we keep you in the loop at every stage of the process. When you work with us, you’ll be introduced to your own case handler, who will ensure are kept informed. They’ll always be on hand if you need them.

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