The HR Headmistress' blog

Hints And Tips For Getting Workplace Investigations Right

6th May 2011

When workplace disputes arise, many managers shoot first and ask questions later (HR always have to deal with the ‘bodies’!) Needless to say, this is likely to seriously flaw the disciplinary process and put the final outcome in...

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Employment Law Update – What’s The Difference Between An Investigation And A Discipline Meeting?

5th May 2011

Tackling workplace investigations is an essential skill for managers. If you’re dealing with a conduct matter (i.e. where an employee won’t meet your reasonable management standards) you are expected to carry out an investigation to...

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Employment Law Update – Poor Workplace Investigation Leads to Award £40k to Employee Who Stole From Company

28th April 2011

Mr Burns was employed as an operations manager by Nottingham Rehab Supplies Ltd Allegations were made that he had received between £400 and £500 for the sale of company property to gypsies.

Mr Burns denied the allegations and the Head...

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Employment Law Update – Workplace Investigations

27th April 2011

HR professionals and managers tend to know about the disciplinary process and the requirement to carry out an investigation to establish the facts before starting formal disciplinary proceedings connected with misconduct.

It’s surprising...

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Sick Or Sack?

1st April 2011

Employees who have been invited to attend a disciplinary hearing often go off sick, usually with stress or depression. So you reschedule, but they are still signed off sick. This can go on for months (if you allow it to do so).

As the employer...

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