Workplace Investigations

Conducting Workplace Investigations including the Grievance and Statutory Disciplinary Processes

Workplace Investigations – Management Training

Duration: 1.5 days

Course Overview

There are many reasons within the workplace which could trigger a workplace investigation. Examples would include:

  • An employee bringing a grievance against another staff member for bullying or discrimination;
  • A formal complaint being received; and
  • Alleged misconduct.

It is essential that the investigations and grievance and disciplinary procedures are carried out diligently and in alignment with necessary employment legislation. Workplace Investigation training here at Elite Training offers a comprehensive understanding of the principles and best practices involved in conducting thorough and impartial investigations.

Specific Course Objectives

This course will:

  • Provide delegates with a greater understanding the investigation, grievance and statutory disciplinary procedures including specific company policies and procedures;
  • Detain the essential legislation to be adhered to;
  • Provide skills practice in conducting interviews as well as compiling witness statements and investigation reports.

Delivery approach: The key learning is “brought to life” using realistic work-related scenarios and exercises.

Course Content

  • What is a workplace investigation?
  • Reasons and examples of when workplace investigations should be carried out
  • How workplace investigations relate to the Grievance and Statutory Disciplinary procedures
  • Company specific policy and procedures
  • Key employment legislation to be adhered to
  • The Investigation Procedure and the roles and responsibilities of the investigating officer
    • Conducting interviews and drafting witness statements
    • Compiling the investigation report including summarising findings, drawing conclusions and making recommendations and detailing what should not be included in the investigation report
    • Post investigation requirements

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