An employee who is accused of gross misconduct may have been involved in an incident involving theft, physical violence, gross negligence, or abuse of their position.
In this scenario, following the conclusion of an internal investigation, an employer can dismiss the employee with immediate effect as long as you have followed a fair procedure. The investigation must give the employee a chance to respond to any allegations against them before an employer can decide to dismiss them.
If you employ or manage staff and you believe one of your employees has been involved in a gross misconduct situation, speak to Employer Advice for bespoke advice on how to handle the disciplinary or dismissal, tailored to business owners and employers.
Employer Advice for Gross Misconduct
Assisting Your Business with Gross Misconduct Enquiries
Employer Advice provides telephone-based advice, 24/7, 365 days a year to employers on gross misconduct. If you are concerned that an informal discussion would be insufficient and you believe dismissing the employee on the grounds of gross misconduct is the route you’d like to take, the role of Employer Advice is to keep your business safe and legally compliant.
Our team of specialists can ensure that you follow correct procedure, saving you time and money.
Employer Advice has a team of CIPD-qualified experts who can guide you through the entire process and ensure that you have maximum legal protection. Call 0800 470 0613 for immediate legal advice.
Common Gross Misconduct
Questions We Cover
Are you faced with these questions or any others regarding Gross Misconduct? Call our team today and let us assist with FREE advice based on the ACAS codes of practice.
- What is gross misconduct?
- How do my employees know what constitutes gross misconduct?
- Who decides what conduct merits instant dismissal?
- What procedure should I follow in a gross misconduct case?
- Can a gross misconduct dismissal go to employment tribunal?
- What is ACAS early conciliation and a COT3 agreement?
- Is gross misconduct included in an employment contract?
- Should I have behavioural policies in place for my employees?
Employer Advice are trusted and award-winning UK employment law specialists. We provide thousands of business owners and directors like you with ACAS code-based advice on gross misconduct and a range of HR issues.
We understand the challenges of staying compliant in an ever-changing employment law landscape when you are employing or managing staff. We can assist with all issues, whether simple or complicated, and help you avoid costly tribunals.
Call today on 0800 470 0613 or email email@example.com and get in touch with our dedicated team.
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