Disciplinary

Call us today for a free consultation on 0333 772 0611

Disciplinary

How does disciplinary action work?

11 November 2019
By now we all know what is required to conduct a fair disciplinary process, but ensuring it actually is fair is not always straightforward.An employer’s disciplinary procedure should be documented ...

A word of warning when making what you think is a throwaway comment

30 October 2019
Dispatch manager Kevin was relieved when he was cleared of any wrongdoing for comparing a colleague to a girl.He was facing dismissal after he confronted a workmate over an incorrect order, which h...

The sickening feeling caused by an unfair disciplinary process

23 October 2019
When Eve was dismissed after a serious accident at work it really did add insult to injury.The cash and carry worker slipped on a spillage and injured her back. She was off work long-term and later...

Calling time on unfair work pressure

16 October 2019
We can all suffer from work-related stress from time-to-time and how Fatima reacted to it left her facing the threat of dismissal.The senior care home worker was alleged to have snapped at her boss...

When helping a friend in need leads to disciplinary trouble

11 September 2019
Work colleagues can be good friends and this does mean that we will sometimes do what we can to help if one has a serious problem.Sylvia did not need asking twice when a desperate female co-worker,...

A delayed celebration for a disciplinary win

28 August 2019
A delayed celebration for a disciplinary winFor any employee cleared of any wrongdoing after facing serious disciplinary allegations the relief is enormous.Joel had a disciplinary hearing for fraud...

The ugly side of the disciplinary process with a good looking ending

14 August 2019
The ugly side of the disciplinary process with a good looking ending We all know by now that saying the wrong thing inside or outside of work can land us in big trouble. When cosmetic cli...

A disciplinary warning that felt like a low blow

07 August 2019
A disciplinary warning that felt like a low blowWhen CCTV evidence of Seb knocking a colleague to the floor was played at his disciplinary hearing he felt sickened.The footage showed the sales cons...

Being disciplined unfairly

05 August 2019
A lack of care in the disciplinary process that could have had dire consequencesFor Fiona going through the disciplinary process was a nightmare experience and the relief when it is over was enormo...

When disciplinary action really does leave a nasty taste in your mouth

24 July 2019
When disciplinary action really does leave a nasty taste in your mouth.There can be few things worse for an employee than being dismissed after innocently getting caught up in what can be considere...

When all that is captured on camera is not what it seems

17 July 2019
The use of CCTV to detect wrongdoing is widespread and it is being used more and more in disciplinary cases as well. There is a saying that the camera never lies. When an employer’s interpreta...

How disciplinary action works

15 July 2019
It’s inevitable that we will all make mistakes and given the opportunity to correct the situation most of us are likely to take it.For anyone who has ever faced disciplinary action at work it can b...

A box full of trouble with the disciplinary process

03 July 2019
A box full of trouble with the disciplinary processNo employee wants to feel like they have suffered an injustice and it’s not just an individual who has been unfairly dismissed who will feel that ...

The trouble created when the customer gets it wrong

26 June 2019
The trouble created when the customer gets it wrongFor a retail assistant there is probably nothing more infuriating than the age old saying ‘the customer is always right.’It is said the phrase was...

When all is not what is claimed during the disciplinary process

19 June 2019
When all is not what is claimed during the disciplinary processWhen it comes to disciplinary allegations the devil is sometimes in the detail when it comes to winning cases.Employees will rightly f...

Escaping unscathed from a ‘car crash’ of a disciplinary process

12 June 2019
Escaping unscathed from a ‘car crash’ of a disciplinary processAs a former trade union rep Stan is probably one of the last people who you would have expected to be subjected to an unfair disciplin...

Fighting crime and left battling to save job

15 May 2019
Fighting crime and left battling to save job.What happens to a security guard when he does his job to the best of his ability and as expected?This may sound like the start of a joke, and you may be...

When lending a helping hand leads to big trouble

08 May 2019
When lending a helping hand leads to big troubleIt takes tremendous courage for an employee to support a workmate when they are in trouble with management.When one of Susan’s colleagues, who was al...

When a row between friends leads to disciplinary problems in the workplace

01 May 2019
When a row between friends leads to disciplinary problems in the workplace.When work colleagues fall out over trivial matters the repercussions can be serious.When what was once a good working rela...

When workplace pranks are no laughing matter

24 April 2019
When workplace pranks are no laughing matterWe all like a good laugh at a practical joke but when such pranks go wrong in the workplace they can have serious repercussions.Sharon discovered this to...
Contact

Copyright © Castle Associates | Company Number: 01015126 | Designed with care by WebWorks