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Disciplining staff

Update: July 2019 - We recently updated the links to our publications and templates, which are free to download and share. When sharing our materials we recommend linking through to the webpages hosting them (such as this page), instead of linking to individual documents as this means that the most up-to-date versions can easily be accessed.

The following documents are free and are here to help with disciplining staff. Others are available to help with Hiring staff and Managing staff

Please also refer to the pdf icon Acas Code of Practice on Discipline and Grievance [341kb]

Letters for all the stages of a formal disciplinary procedure under the Acas Code of Practice on Discipline and Grievance

Keeping a record

Conducting investigations

Note: The samples for letters, forms and checklists are here to help you, but users must take full responsibility for the content they send out.

Further guidance

If, after looking at these templates, you feel you need additional help on handling discipline, Acas has other free guidance you can download.

Topics include:

Alternatively you can call the Acas Helpline.

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