Managing discipline in the workplace can be cumbersome. Our approach is systematic, structured and in line with our legislation and the codes of good practice. We can offer our assistance to investigate matters of misconduct, bring forth the allegations and present the Company case in disciplinary hearings. We have the knowledge and experience to chair disciplinary hearings and to ensure that we are within the scope of the law. Our methods are tried and tested with success. Our assistance covers all disciplinary matters from poor performance, ill health, misconduct and other matters such as retrenchments, negotiation, managing the relationships with trade unions and labour relations matters in general.

ROLES WE CAN ASSIST YOU WITH

CHAIRPERSON

Geared2Solve has a team of trained professionals that can act as the chairperson of a disciplinary enquiry to gather facts and reach a fair outcome

MEDIATOR

We ensure that as mediators our ultimate goal is to reach consensus, get the parties to change how they interact with one another and seek win-win solutions. 

INVESTIGATOR

 As trained professionals, we have in-depth specialist experience and up-to-date knowledge that is necessary for a fair and impartial investigation. An external investigator can coordinate the process in such a way as to preserve the integrity and confidentiality of all discussions.

CONSULTANT

Geared2Solve consultants ensure that an organisation’s human capital serves the best interests of the company. We make sure that the company is effectively using its personnel to achieve its stated business goals, while also ensuring the workforce is operating at a high level of productivity and efficiency. We gear people for business and business for people.

NEGOTIATOR

The Geared2Solve has expert negotiators that can conclude your deal.

DISCIPLINARY INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

DISCIPLINARY INCIDENT

Determine the severity of the incident.

Determine whether it is performance related or due to misconduct.

Follow the correct procedure relating to the alleged incident.

INVESTIGATION

Determine the necessity of suspension and follow the code of good practice.

Conduct a complete investigation with the company Investigator or as an Independent Investigator.

Gather all relevant evidence.

Formulate the Charge sheet if the process leads to a disciplinary enquiry.

DISCIPLINARY ENQUIRY

Either act as Initiator on behalf of the Company or provide guidance and advice to the Internal investigator.

Chairing the Disciplinary Enquiry. We have the knowledge and skills to act as chair for your Disciplinary Enquiry.

Our processes and actions are guided by the Code of Good Practice.

REMEDIAL ACTION

Assist in matters that are less serious in nature and provide guidance on remedial action short of dismissal.

PREPARATION FOR MEDIATION / ARBITRATION

Assist in preparing the Employer to attend a referred matter to the CCMA or Bargaining Council.

Preparation of the arguments and possible questions.

Guidance on the processes and what to expect.

DISCIPLINARY INCIDENT MANAGEMENT