Appeal 101

Appeal 101

I have just finished hearing an appeal against a decision to dismiss an employee.  Appeals should be easy.  All of the ‘i’s should be dotted and all of the ‘t’s crossed by the time the appeal happens.  After all, the ex-employee could have gone straight...
Mediation – Let’s Talk: Disputes and Conflict

Mediation – Let’s Talk: Disputes and Conflict

Disputes and conflict will always arise in a workplace.  Mediation can help you focus on the solutions and resolve issues as they arise.  It’s about working together and finding common ground.  It’s also about valuing the individual and recognising...
DISMISSING SOMEONE following a DISCIPLINARY HEARING

DISMISSING SOMEONE following a DISCIPLINARY HEARING

Dismissing someone following a disciplinary hearing sounds straightforward.  Here are a few things that you need to bear in mind: You need to make sure that, before the disciplinary hearing, the employee was told in writing that dismissal was a possible...