Steps before a disciplinary hearing

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Once investigations into the alleged misconduct have been completed, the evidence obtained will need to be weighed up and a decision made as to whether to proceed to a formal disciplinary hearing. For further information on the investigation process see Conducting an investigation into alleged misconduct.  

This page deals with the steps that need to be taken when arranging a disciplinary hearing. It also covers the employee's right to be accompanied and requests to reschedule a disciplinary hearing. 

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