The Acas Code of Practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures
The Acas Code of Practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures is the minimum an employer should follow.
Discipline and grievances at work: The Acas guide
Discipline and grievances at work: The Acas guide gives full guidance on discipline and grievance processes.
- The Acas Code of Practice is the minimum a workplace should follow when dealing with discipline and grievance procedures. The Code is not law but if a case reaches employment tribunal, the judge will look at whether the employer has followed the Code in a fair way.
The Acas Code mainly applies to anyone with employee employment status. To help working relationships run smoothly, employers might want to use the same process for workers.
- The Acas guide to discipline and grievances at work is a non-statutory guide that gives additional information on how to follow a fair process.