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Disciplinary Proceedings

Facing disciplinary proceedings in the workplace can be incredibly daunting and stressful. So, if you find yourself in this situation, it’s important that you know your rights.

If you’re facing disciplinary proceedings at work, our specialist employment law team can provide the legal support you need.

Our skilled and experienced team of employment lawyers can guide you through the process, ensuring you’re aware of your rights at all times. We’ll ensure you are treated fairly and help you secure the best possible outcome.

Disciplinary issues in the workplace

If your employer feels that your behaviour has been unacceptable, or you are not performing well, they can start a disciplinary procedure.

A disciplinary can be raised for misconduct, including:

  • Absence
  • Consistent lateness
  • Bullying or harassment
  • Refusal to carry out work properly
  • Misconduct outside the workplace

The disciplinary process

Your employer will have a formal disciplinary process in place.

First of all, they will usually analyse the situation, before inviting you to a meeting. You should be given time to prepare for this meeting and also be made aware that you are entitled to take a colleague or trade union representative in with you.

At the hearing, you must be given the opportunity to respond to the case against you and give your side of the story.

Then, once the meeting is over, you will be informed of the outcome and the next steps. Your employer must give you the opportunity to appeal their decision if you aren’t satisfied with the outcome.

How we can help

If you are facing disciplinary proceedings at work, our skilled and experienced team of employment law experts can help defend you. We’ll ensure that your employer carries out the disciplinary process properly and we’ll have your back every step of the way.

We can also help if you’ve already been through the disciplinary process. If you don’t feel the process was fair, we can discuss your legal rights and you may be able to bring a claim against your employer.

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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 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 employment law requirements:

Employment law experts

As specialist 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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