Can I Sack The B*****d?

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Authors On Line Ltd, Jun 1, 2004 - Employees - 88 pages
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Written by a practitioner with a considerable and unusual mix of legal, operational and human resources experience, Can I Sack The B*****d? is a practical guide which helps businesses manage their staff fairly, legally and effectively. Many businesses make mistakes in their disciplinary procedure and this can result in time-consuming and expensive legal problems. Maximum compensation for unfair dismissal currently exceeds GBP 50,000. Comprehensively illustrated with cases and examples drawn from real life, this book takes its readers step by step through the disciplinary process, highlighting the risks and constraints in a down-to-earth style. Packed with useful information which includes the Seven Deadly Sins of Discipline, an easy to understand explanation of the terminology, practical guidance in carrying out the process through to the section identifying pitfalls for the unwary or inexperienced, the book is an essential management handbook.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Sobering Statistics
2
The Purpose Of Discipline
3
Statutory Rights
6
Avoiding Problems
14
When Is It Fair To Dismiss?
20
The Importance of Procedure
30
Appeals
53
Bullying And Harassment
55
Special Cases
60
Grievance
61
Appendices
64
Useful Contacts
76
Index
77
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