New Disciplinary and Grievance Rules

March 23, 2009
The Employment Act 2008, which takes effect 6 April 2009, repeals the statutory minimum dismissal and grievance procedures that have caused confusion and difficulty for employers and employees since their introduction in 2004, and replaces them with the new ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures. In this update, we identify the key issues employers need to consider when reviewing their policies to ensure compliance with the new rules.