• Give employees a copy of the organisation’s disciplinary rules and disciplinary procedure along with the written statement of terms and conditions no later than two months after the start of their employment.

  • Ensure that a copy of the disciplinary procedure is accessible in the staff handbook and/or on the organisation’s intranet.

  • Clarify whether the disciplinary procedure is contractual or non-contractual (non-contractual is recommended as this gives management more flexibility).

  • Always deal with disciplinary matters promptly.

  • Ensure that the disciplinary procedure is fully followed.

  • Recognise the need for a disciplinary procedure to be in place and ensure that it is followed.

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