Dealing with disciplinary investigations

By Judith Barnes and Sarah Lamont | 18 June 2019

When disciplinary issues arise concerning council chief executives or other statutory officers, it is clearly essential that the allegations are promptly investigated through the correct channels.

It was concerning therefore when the Joint Negotiating Committee wrote last month to chief executives, monitoring officers and HR directors warning that there had been instances recently of councils ‘not having the appropriate structures and standing committees in place in order that potential disciplinary issues can be quickly considered’.

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