In these cases, the risk of a claim for something called constructive dismissal is very high.
Constructive Dismissal is when an employee feels they have no choice other than to resign because of unfair treatment at work.
We want you to be aware of how bad behaviour amongst your staff can lead to claims of workplace bullying and harassment.
There is one golden rule to consider:
As people, we all have different boundaries as to what we think is appropriate at work. This is what makes workplace banter a ticking time bomb.
If a bullying, harassment or victimisation case results in disciplinary action against the perpetrator, your risk has just doubled.
How HR savvy can help
From start to finish, we will guide you through the correct procedures to create the optimum outcome for your business. We deliver our advice in plain English, so you feel more in control of the process.
When we are involved from the outset, we will help you build the strongest case possible, by making sure your grievance or disciplinary documentation is flawless.
We will deliver on-site HR support at grievance or disciplinary meetings and advise you of your best options in more complex cases.
We will treat your case specifically on its own merits, taking into account your particular business environment and your desired results. You will feel confident that we are on your side ensuring you make optimal decisions every step of the way.