Private and confidential
Formal Grievance Acknowledgement
I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your formal grievance letter sent to
[name], [job title] dated [date].
I will write to you shortly requesting you to attend a Stage One meeting, in
http://www.york.ac.uk/admin/hr/resources/policy/grievance/) at which
you will have the full opportunity to state your case detailing your issues.
I would advise you that you have the right, if you wish, to be accompanied at
the meeting by a work colleague or trade union representative not acting in a
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions about this.
Finally, I realise that this may be an unsettling time for you and would like to
take this opportunity to remind you of the Employee Assistance Programme
which is available to provide 24-hour support on 0800 085 1376.
[Name Line Manager]