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Workplace Investigations and Mediation Training

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Calling for EOI – Workplace Investigations and Mediation training!!

We have recently had some interest from our clients to run our popular Workplace Mediation...Read More

Can Legal Privilege protect the confidentiality of an investigation report?

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Who should have access to an Investigation Report and can ‘Legal Privilege’ protect the confidentiality of an investigation report?

It is important to be mindful during a workplace investigation of who has...Read More

PEEL Is Offering A New Service...The Investigation Coaching Bank

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

For many HR practitioners and line managers, conducting workplace investigations can be a daunting task, even if you’ve been through training or completed investigations in the past, they present their own unique challenges…Am I following due process? Are my interview...Read More

Ensure you support the respondent during a workplace investigation

Thursday, January 19, 2017

PEEL’s message to clients to take care of respondents during investigations has been reinforced in a recent case considering a workplace harassment investigation. At a recent client breakfast, PEEL shared learnings from the 2016 International Association on Workplace Bullying and Harassment conference....Read More

When to Engage PEEL HR as External Investigators

Thursday, July 09, 2015

It’s great if your workplace investigation into misconduct, bullying or inappropriate behaviour can be managed internally. However, there are occasions when this is not possible or should not occur. Here are some ideas about when it is more appropriate to engage an external investigator.

When...Read More

Investigation Curveballs - the things we sometimes need to consider.

Thursday, May 07, 2015

From our experience as workplace investigators, we would like to share our thoughts on a few ‘curveballs’ which could arise when you are conducting an investigation…

Curveball 1: What if an investigation party...Read More

Can a support person be an employee advocate?

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Leaders are sometimes called upon to lead a performance management process for employees where there are issues of underperformance or misbehaviour. Emotions often run high during performance management meetings which can make them difficult to manage, especially when an external party is present as a support...Read More

The fine line between workplace culture and the use of inappropriate language

Thursday, July 18, 2013

The Background…

Over recent months PEEL has conducted a number of investigations which have centred around the ever growing issue of inappropriate language in the workplace. The critical...Read More

Expert investigator interviewing tips

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Interviewing in workplace investigations is an art. Do you know what it takes; have you got the X-factor? Apparently, it is flexibility. Dr Becky Milne, internationally renowned expert investigator, is involved in a study identifying characteristics of expert investigators and she believes the X-factor is flexibility. She provided...Read More

Workplace investigations the key learnings

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

We all know there is a clear and important need for procedural fairness, yet our experiences show us that despite the views of the tribunals and the guidelines created by the industrial instruments, an organisations commitment to procedural fairness can be either reinforced or weakened by management actions...Read More