A box full of trouble with the disciplinary process
No 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 way.
A disciplinary process is never an open-and-shut case
It can be overwhelming for an employee to have any disciplinary allegation levelled against them.
A disciplinary warning that felt like a low blow
When teaching assistant Jess crashed her car the actions of her employer really did add insult to injury.
She suffered cuts, bruises and a back injury following the late-night collision on her way home from a night out.
The mere mention of performance management is enough to fill some employees with dread.
To be labelled a liar and thief by your employer and urged to resign rather than be sacked is probably as bad as it can get for an employee.
There is a well-known saying that there is no smoke without fire but it’s a dangerous approach to take in disciplinary matters.
Playing practical jokes on 1 April is a tradition that is centuries old - but it can cause modern day problems in the workplace. Despite having no official recognition April Fools’ Day is about making other people look stupid with pranks.