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DISCIPLINE & CAPABILITY

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25. DISCIPLINE & CAPABILITY (1Day)

WHO FOR

AIMS OF THE PROGRAMME

•  To Ensure That The Meaning Of 'Discipline' In The Workplace Is Understood

•  To Help Delegates Avoid Taking 'Disciplinary Action'

•  To Explain What Is Involved In The ACAS 'Code Of Practice' Regarding Discipline And Grievance.

•  To Understand The Difference Between Conduct And Capability.

•  To Distinguish Between Fairness And Consistency When In A Disciplinary Situation.

•  To Learn How To Conduct A Disciplinary Investigation And Carry Out A Disciplinary Hearing.

•  To Know And Understand The Importance Of Records And Correct Paperwork In The Disciplinary Process.

•  To Know How To Implement A Correct Grievance Procedure.

THE MAIN THEMES THAT WILL BE COVERED ARE:-

•  The Purpose Of Discipline

•  Common Disciplinary Problems?

•  The Definition of Conduct

•  The Definition of Capability

•  The Employment Act Of 2002 & Discipline

•  Changes In Discipline From 1 st October 2004

•  The 9 Stage Example Procedure For A Disciplinary Process

•  What is Capability and Example Capability Issues

•  Employment Tribunals And How They Work

•  Types Of Dismissal - Wrongful Unfair, Summary, Constructive,

•  Unfair And Fair Reasons For Dismissal

•  ACAS Code Of Conduct For Dismissal

•  Different Types Of Disciplinary Action That Can Be Taken

•  The Levels Of Conduct In Discipline

•  Periods For Warnings To Stay on Staff Records

•  Example Disciplinary Offences

•  Ensuring Consistency & Fairness In Discipline

•  Handling A Disciplinary Matter In Practice

•  What To Do To Convene And Holding A Disciplinary And Capability Hearing

•  Who And What To Prepare For The Meeting

•  Key Points In Conducting A Disciplinary Hearing

•  Deciding And Informing On Decisions

•  The Right Of Appeal Procedure

•  The Grievance Procedure

•  What Is A Grievance?

•  Why Have A Grievance Procedure?

•  Conducting A Grievance Hearing

•  Hints And Tips To Ensure Fairness & Consistency

•  The 10 Commandments Of Discipline

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