EventsEVENTS - Employment & HR - Posted: August 27 2021
Mid Kent CIPD in association with Brachers: Dealing with employee complaints
Thursday 16 September 2021
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As workplaces return to a new ‘normal’, many employers are seeing a growing number of complaints from employees, which are often detailed and complicated.
It is essential that grievances are dealt with in the right way. If not handled properly and a tribunal claim is issued, this may give rise to an uplift of up to 25% compensation.
In this webinar, delivered by our employment law specialists in partnership with Mid Kent CIPD, we will provide a refresher covering fair and effective handling of employee grievances. We will also discuss the key problem areas arising from grievances and provide guidance on how to handle these.
In the one-hour session, the speakers will address:
- Grievance procedures and the importance of fair and effective handling
- Initial steps – identifying the grievance and informal resolution
- Effective investigations
- Dealing with a formal grievance
- Key issues arising from grievances and how to handle them
Date: Thursday 16 September 2021
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Who should attend?
All HR professionals and senior staff and managers that may be required to consider and deal with grievance hearings and/or appeals.
Louise Brenlund, Senior Associate – Employment
Louise advises on all aspects of employment law, mainly acting for employers but also taking on complex, high-value employee claims work.
Louise qualified as a solicitor in 2005 and joined Brachers in 2010. She has worked with specialist sectors including agriculture, construction, manufacturing, education and healthcare and regularly provides external training.
Sarah Wimsett, Associate – Employment
Sarah joined Brachers as a trainee in 2014 and qualified into the Employment team in 2016.
Sarah advises on a number of non-contentious matters such as negotiating settlement agreements, drafting employment contracts, handbooks, policies and procedures and advising on day to day workplace issues.
Sarah also has a particular interest in employment tribunal work, and has experience dealing with contentious matters in an employment tribunal.
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Disclaimer: The content of the webinar ‘Mid Kent CIPD in association with Brachers – Dealing with employee complaints’ is for guidance purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Information correct at time of recording on 16 September 2021.
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