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Concern about conduct meeting script

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Our Concern about Conduct Meeting Script Template streamlines a discussion about an employee's conduct, promoting clarity and fairness for all parties involved.

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What is a Concern about conduct meeting script?

A concern about conduct script is used by an employer to highlight employee's behaviour or actions that are causing concern in the workplace.

The purpose of the script is to provide a framework to discuss the issue with the employee in a professional and constructive manner, identify the root cause of the behaviour, and work collaboratively to develop a plan to address the issue.

Best practice timescale for this to be issued
When should this script be issued?
During the meeting itself
Issued by who, to whom
Who should issue this script, and to whom?
The Employer (you) to the Employee
Applicable legal jurisdictions
In which jurisdictions can this script be used?
Great Britain & NI (United Kingdom), Worldwide

What legislation and best practice guidelines have been taken into account in the development of this template?

United Kingdom

When following a concern about conduct meeting script in the UK, there are several key employment laws that should be considered. These laws are designed to protect the rights of employees and ensure that the employer is acting fairly and legally. Some of the key employment laws to consider include:

  1. The Equality Act 2010: This act prohibits discrimination, harassment, and victimization on the basis of various protected characteristics, such as age, race, gender, and disability. When conducting a concern about conduct meeting, it is important to ensure that the meeting does not contain any discriminatory language or actions.
  2. The Data Protection Act 2018: This act regulates the processing of personal data and provides individuals with certain rights over their personal data. When conducting a concern about conduct meeting, it is important to ensure that any personal data is processed in accordance with the act and that the employee's rights are respected.
  3. The Employment Rights Act 1996: This act sets out the rights and responsibilities of employees and employers, including the right to be accompanied to meetings by a trade union representative or workplace colleague. When conducting a concern about conduct meeting, it is important to ensure that the employee's rights are respected and that they are given the opportunity to be accompanied if they wish.
  4. The ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures: This code provides guidance on how to handle disciplinary and grievance issues in the workplace. When conducting a concern about conduct meeting, it is important to follow the guidance in the code to ensure that the process is fair and reasonable.

By considering these key employment laws when following a concern about conduct meeting script, employers can ensure that they are acting fairly and legally and protecting the rights of their employees.

Other territories

Consult your jurisdiction's employment legislation or labor laws to ensure compliance with the template. Review the language for local precision.

Concern about conduct meeting Script [Delete this line]


Good morning [Employee's name], I wanted to speak with you about some concerns we have regarding your conduct at work.


Recently, there have been a few instances where your behavior has been perceived as unprofessional and not in line with our company values. For example, [provide specific examples of the behaviour].


It's important that we address this issue in order to maintain a positive work environment for everyone. We value all of our employees and want to ensure that everyone feels respected and supported.


One thing we can do is set up a plan to help you improve your conduct. This could include coaching, training, or even a performance improvement plan. It's important that we work together to make sure that you are meeting the expectations we have for all of our employees.


We will set up a meeting to discuss your plan in more detail. In the meantime, I encourage you to review our company policies and values and make sure that your behavior aligns with them.


Thank you for your understanding and commitment to improving your conduct. We want to see you succeed here, and we're here to support you in that process.

Employee: Thank you, I appreciate that.

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