Advice on Workplace Grievances
Grievances in the workplace are unfortunately a common occurrence. Most employers will have a specific policy in place set up to deal with grievances which ought to be followed by both employer and employee. However, the complication and stress of dealing with grievances means that employees will often seek the advice of a solicitor, especially if it becomes apparent that they have a potential claim, or likely they may be offered a settlement agreement.
Employment Law advice
As a firm of Reading solicitors with specialist knowledge of employment law we frequently provide such advice to employees, enabling them to steer their grievance to a satisfactory outcome. A grievance can give rise to an argument that a constructive unfair dismissal has occurred and that compensation should be paid to the employee as a result.
All of the fee earners at DPH Legal are practiced at assisting clients prepare grievances to send to their employers direct or to take the lead and send across grievances in the form of solicitor’s letters requesting action.
By instructing solicitors to assist with a grievance, or to issue the grievance on your behalf, you will have a better chance of negotiating favourable severance terms. These terms can often be negotiated in the form of settlement agreements which can include tax free payments, confidentiality undertakings and an agreed form of reference to go to prospective employers.
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