This topic advises on how to apply disciplinary procedures and explains the importance of the Acas Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures. Guidance is given on how to investigate a disciplinary offence, take witness statements, prepare for and conduct a disciplinary hearing and provide the right to an appeal.

For fuller detail about disciplinary offences and penalties, please see the separate topic: “Disciplinary Offences and Penalties”.

Workflow — Misconduct and gross misconduct

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