Capability Policy : Stage 2 appeal invite letter
Published: 01 March 2020|
Use this letter template at Stage 2, when inviting an employee to an appeal hearing.
STRICTLY PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL
[Recipient's name & address]
Dear <Title, Surname>
Stage 2 Appeal Hearing
I refer to your letter of <DD/MM/YYYY> appealing against the outcome of the Stage 2 Final Review Meeting under the NHSScotland Capability Policy. I now write to invite you to an Appeal Hearing.
I will chair the Hearing supported by <insert name and job title of HR representative on the panel> who will provide HR advice. [insert as appropriate < and <name, job title> will provide professional advice>.]
<Stage 2 Final Review chair ’s name and job title> will present the management case supported by <name and job title of HR representative> . < Line Manager’s name and job title>
will attend as a witness.
You may wish to be represented by a Trade Union representative or accompanied by a work colleague.<I understand you were previously represented by <name><job title><union>.
The meeting arrangements are as follows:
Date: <DD/MM/YYYY – at least 14 days in advance>
Prior to the meeting please:
- Confirm your availability to attend;
- Advise who will accompany you if you have not already notified me;
- Provide a written statement of case outlining your grounds for appeal.
This information should be provided to me by <date 7 days prior to the meeting>. You will be provided with the management case on receipt of your case.
In the meantime, if you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.
<Name of the Hearing Chair>
Cc: <Trade Union Representative>
<HR Representative (panel)>
<Stage 2 Hearing Chair>
<HR support for the line manager>
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Published: 01 March 2020
01 March 2020