Raising a grievance at work

Grievances are concerns, problems or complaints raised by a staff member with management. Anybody may at some time have problems or concerns with their working conditions or relationships with colleagues that they wish to raise.

Key points

Issues that may cause grievances include:

Raising an issue at work

When there's a problem at work, it should be tackled quickly. But which is best - the informal approach or using a formal channel for grievances? Our advisors explain your options.

How can an employee raise a grievance?

Acas' expert adviser talks about one of our most common questions to our Helpline.

Acas training and support

Acas run practical training courses to equip managers, supervisors and HR professionals with the necessary skills to deal with employment relations issues and to create more productive workplace environments.

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