What Documents/Information Must an Employer Share With Their Employee During a Disciplinary Investigation?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 9 May 2024
Chris Fullerton
Arthur Cox NI
Issues covered: Discipline & Grievance

Whilst specific information requirements may be outlined in the employment contract or internal policies, adherence to the statutory minimum statutory disciplinary procedures is mandatory for all employers in Northern Ireland.

After completing the initial investigation and gathering evidence to aide their decision, the employer should formally inform the employee in writing about:

  1. the allegations being made against them;
  2.  the time and place for the disciplinary meeting; and
  3. their rights to be accompanied and to rearrange another meeting within five days if the employee or their accompanying person cannot attend on the initial date proposed.

Following the disciplinary meeting (in

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Chris Fullerton
Arthur Cox NI

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