What outcomes can I expect?
Our aim is to guide you through the grievance process as thoroughly and clearly as possible, helping you to pursue an amicable resolution to your complaint. We’ll do our best to ensure you can remain in your role (if this is what you want) and to protect your reputation and career.
The grievance procedure is intended to resolve issues without the need for you to bring claims to the Employment Tribunal or to have to consider leaving your job. If you’re not satisfied with the grievance or appeal outcome, we can advise you as to how to proceed.
When you’re faced with a problem at work, the first step to take is often to seek an informal resolution, for example by having a chat with your manager. If the matter can’t be resolved informally, or your concerns are serious enough to require intervention, you may wish to raise a grievance; a formal complaint about your concerns.
Your employer should have a formal grievance procedure for you to follow. This normally involves putting your complaint in writing, attending a grievance meeting, your concerns being investigated and then receiving an outcome with any recommendations or resolution.