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SRA Competency B D


This new virtual classroom seminar will guide you through the legal and practical requirements relating to investigations within your organisation.

Presented by HR specialist Sue West, this interactive workshop will ensure that you:

  • Have a thorough understanding of the investigatory process
  • Make clear judgements and decisions on when to commence a formal investigation and what action to take following its conclusion
  • Structure an effective investigation
  • Establish key facts on which to base decisions

In addition, you will be given the opportunity to share your own experiences and have your practical questions answered, making this session ideal for line managers, HR professionals and for anyone in senior roles who has responsibility for employee investigations.

What You Will Learn

This live and interactive session will cover the following:

  • Current Disciplinary and Grievance Laws
    • The role of disciplinary procedures
    • ACAS code of practice
    • The commercial and legal consequences of not following procedures
    • Legal burden of proof
    • Where the investigation stage fits within this structure
  • Investigations - A Structured Approach
    • The importance of investigating the facts properly
    • Planning and managing the investigation stages effectively
    • Roles of investigator, line manager and HR
    • Evidence gathering and how to sift out irrelevant information
    • Dealing with witnesses
    • Case studies
  • The Investigation Interview
    • Avoiding the pitfalls
    • Structure of the interview
    • Planning the interview
    • Roles of those involved at the interview stage
    • Managing tricky and challenging witnesses
    • How to analyse and evaluate evidence
    • Case studies
  • Concluding the Investigation
    • Making a decision
    • Communicating that decision
    • The investigation report
    • What to do once the investigation stage has concluded

Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.

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Learn Live | 27.04.2023

N/A | 9:30am - 12:30pm

Conducting Employee Investigations - A Heavyweight Guide

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9:30am - 12:30pm

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Discounts are available for multiple places. If you have 5 or more people interested in participating in this virtual learning session please email us at group@mblseminars.com for more information.

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