Monthly Archives: February 2014

Disciplinary hearings: Is an employer obliged to grant a postponement?

Monday, 17 Feb 2014

An employee should be allowed at least 3 working days after the date of the letter calling them to a disciplinary hearing to consider the evidence against them, arrange for someone to accompany them to the meeting and if necessary, take legal advice. However, what should an employer do if the employee asks for the... Read More


Dealing with employee absence and office gossip

Monday, 10 Feb 2014

An employee informs you that they are going to be off work for a period of time for example because of an operation. That employee will be content for you to know what is going on but they may not want other people in the business knowing about their operation. However, it is highly likely... Read More