£78.20 – £162.29

Effective Investigation Skills

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Legal Services Agency Ltd

134 Renfrew Street

3rd Floor, Fleming House

Glasgow

G3 6ST

United Kingdom

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An employer or manager faced with an allegation of unacceptable conduct has a duty to properly investigate the allegation before taking any action to resolve it. It is essential that the investigation is fair and reasonable in all the circumstances. Failure to properly investigate is likely to lead to further issues and problems perhaps even to court or tribunal proceedings.

CPD 5 hours

Registration and Coffee 9.30am - Lunch will be provided

PEAT Outcome - professionalism

WHO IS THE PROGRAMME DESIGNED FOR?

Persons who employ or manage others or who advise those who do.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES:

By the end of this programme, each delegate will be able:

  • To understand the principals involved in conducting fair investigations and the making of sound disciplinary decisions.
  • To gain confidence and skills to carry out an investigation in a fair and un-biased manner.
  • To develop understanding of what the law requires
  • To understand the skills in the disciplinary process, such as analysis of evidence and report writing.

PROGRAMME CONTENT:

  • The legal background and standard of proof
  • Purpose and stages of disciplinary procedures
  • The responsibilities of the employer
  • The rights of the employee
  • The stages of an investigation
  • Listening and questioning techniques
  • Witnesses and witness statements
  • Writing the report and presenting findings
  • Preparing and conducting the hearing
  • Considering evidence and mitigating factors
  • Adjournment and decision making
  • Appeals

SPEAKER

Bill Templeton, RPL Employment Law.

Following a successful career in private practice and a short spell in the public sector and in industry, Bill has acted as managing director and principal consultant for RPL Partnership Ltd from the formation of the business in 1992 to date.

Results orientated consultant with more than 35 years’ experience in virtually every business sector, from retail to leisure, electronics, engineering, construction and the professions. He has also worked with a number of public sector and charitable organisations. Accomplished Manager, Employment Law and Health and Safety Specialist. Since 1992, Bill has provided regular clients with a dedicated “Advice Line” service on Employment Law and Health and Safety at Work. He also provides Employment Tribunal representation, having conducted in excess of 400 during the last 25 years, dealing with, among others, unfair dismissal, unlawful discrimination TUPE and equal pay. Bill provides bespoke training in a number of areas including employment law, equality and diversity, managing absence, dealing with difficult employees and a number of Health and Safety at Work areas including Risk Assessment, for clients in both the public and private sectors.

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Legal Services Agency Ltd

134 Renfrew Street

3rd Floor, Fleming House

Glasgow

G3 6ST

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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