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Dismissal & Disciplinary Solicitors Wokingham, Reading & Farnham

If you have been sacked or are facing disciplinary action by your employer, you may not know what your rights are and feel daunted by the prospect of trying to defend yourself effectively.

If you are within the first year of your employment (or first two years if your employment started on or after 5 April 2012), you may be vulnerable to being dismissed without having the right to challenge it in a Tribunal. But there are a number of exceptions to this rule (depending on the circumstances), where protection applies from the first day of employment.

The employer should follow a fair procedure before dismissing or disciplining an employee. The procedure will vary according to the circumstances and the seriousness of the matter and according to whether dismissal is contemplated or some lesser punishment. This procedure should include a proper investigation into the facts followed by a fair hearing before any decision is made. If your employer does not follow the procedures properly or punishes you too severely, it may be possible for you to bring a claim. Our Employment Team can help you do this.

It is important that you too follow the appropriate steps yourself when being subjected to disciplinary action such as attending meetings when required and appealing decisions when necessary. You are entitled to ask a colleague or trade union representative to accompany you to disciplinary meetings and appeal hearings. The law is a minefield in this area but our team can advise you where you stand and help you to take the right steps to protect or assert your rights.

Contact our Dismissals and Disciplinary Solicitors Wokingham, Reading, Farnham, Berkshire & Across Thames Valley and M3 Corridor Today

Our solicitors at Clifton Ingram can advise you on all aspects of Dismissals and Disciplinaries. We are a proactive and down-to-earth team of highly experienced solicitors; bringing a high quality and professional service to your local area. We regularly advise clients in Wokingham, Reading and Farnham and across all of Berkshire and the surrounding areas including Bracknell, Theale, Henley, Ascot, Crowthorne, Maidenhead, Camberley, Farnborough and Windsor. Speak to one of our team today to see how we can help on 0808 164 1510. Our solicitors will move fast to find a solution personal to you.

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Wokingham Office

22-24 Broad Street
Berkshire RG40 1BA
United Kingdom


0118 978 0099

Reading Office

County House, 17 Friar Street
Berkshire RG1 1DB
United Kingdom


0118 957 3425

Farnham Office

Gostrey House,
Union Road,
Farnham GU9 7PT
United Kingdom


01252 733733


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