Workplace Investigations 

                                   Theory, Practice, Tools and Techniques

For the majority of managers formal grievances and disciplinary cases arise infrequently, but the organisational and legal implications can be very significant.  A good quality investigation is the essential foundation that enables the organisation to have confidence in its decisions and minimise the likelihood of appeals and tribunal claims.

Investigators need a wide range of abilities and experience to undertake their role competently.  This workshop is designed to equip managers with the essential information, skills and tools to undertake detailed workplace enquiries by enabling the participants to:

ö  Understand the role of the investigator and the legal background

ö  Appreciate the business case for effective, efficient and independent investigations

ö  Be aware of the challenges faced by investigators and develop strategies to overcome them

ö  Understand the sources and reliability of different types evidence and how to use them

ö  Develop skills for effective investigatory interviewing

ö  Receive and develop tools and techniques to enable sound analysis of complex evidence

ö  Consider ways to present findings effectively

ö  Explore and receive support with their own cases where appropriate

Venue:     Suffolk Enterprise Centre, Felaw Maltings, Ipswich

Date:        Tuesday 16 April 2013

Time:        9.00 for coffee and 9.30 start until 4.30 pm

Price:        £310 (inc VAT)  Light lunch and refreshments provided

Booking:  email to  or call 07811 463970

Closing date for bookings:  30.3.13

Other dates in Colchester and Chelmsford to follow

Other services: investigation of cases, coaching and guidance of investigators, in-house training.