Grievance appeal hearing outcome confirmation letter template

£ 15

If a grievance appeal hearing has been held, send this model letter template for confirmation of the outcome.

The letter should explain whether it is upholding or overturning the decision on the original grievance and give the reasons why.

If it is overturning the findings of the original grievance, it should explain what action it will take to resolve the grievance.

The letter should also explain that there is no further appeal.

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1 June 2024
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grievance appeal hearing outcome confirmation letter template

What is this letter for?

As soon as possible after a grievance appeal hearing, the decision should be communicate to the employee in writing.

Best practice timescale for this to be issued
When should this letter be used?
As soon as practicably possible after a decision has been made on the outcome of appeal (ideally, no more than 3 working days)
Issued by who, to whom
Who should issue this letter, and to whom?
The Employer (you) to the Employee
Applicable legal jurisdictions
In which jurisdictions can this letter be used?
Great Britain & NI (United Kingdom), Worldwide

Grievance appeal hearing outcome confirmation

[Company name]

[Sender address]



[Recipient name]

[Recipient address]


Dear [Recipient first name],


Outcome Of Grievance Appeal Hearing

I am writing to let you know that your appeal relating to the decision regarding [insert details of original grievance outcome] has been fully investigated in accordance with the Companys grievance procedures.

Having considered your complaint and having heard all that has been said by you, or on your behalf, and having taken full account of all that has been presented by [you | your trade union representative], it has been decided to [uphold | overturn the original decision. The reasons for this are [insert rationale].

You have now exercised your right of appeal under the Company Grievance Procedure and this decision is final.

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Yours [faithfully | sincerely],



[Sender name]

[Sender job title]

[Sender telephone]
[Sender email]

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