Revised Acas code on dispute procedures offers few concessions

Bradley, David
May 2008
People Management;5/29/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p34
The article reports on Acas' recently published revised code of practice on discipline and grievance. Once the Employment Bill comes into force, expected to be next April 2009, the existing statutory dispute resolution regime will be repealed and the code will become the keystone of disciplinary and grievance procedures. In practice, there will be little change in the way employers will be required to handle disciplinary and grievance matters. The key difference between the code of practice and the statutory scheme is also discussed.


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