Discipline and grievances

When problems occur in the workplace, there are several measures that employers can use to resolve issues, and some rules with which they must comply.

The problem of bullying in the workplace has come increasingly under the spotlight in recent years. Recent research suggests that as many as two million people are the victims of bullying at work, and that it is a major cause of stress-related illness in the UK.
The regulations that govern how employers handle discipline, dismissal and grievance issues in the workplace changed as from 6 April 2009.