16. August 2019 - 9:30 till 12:30
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Managing Investigation & Disciplinary Cases | Think People Consulting Ltd | Friday, 16. August 2019

Step by step guidance on the topic of complex grievance and disciplinary cases.
This half-day workshop will provide you with extensive guidance on complex case management, beginning with initial response and early spotting of high risk issues, time-efficient investigation handling, considerations for suspension, deliberation and decision making.
Delegates will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of rarer circumstances such as personal safety concerns from other employees, data protection concerns, unusual or challenging requests from difficult trade union officials, ill health or stress during proceedings.
Subject matter will include:

A step by step approach to managing complex disciplinary and grievance cases

Spotting high risk scenarios and how to handle them

Suspension: common errors to avoid

Dealing with difficulties, such as absence during proceedings, counter complaints, unruly representatives, data protection, concerns for personal safety, and failing to participate in the process

Handling disputes via ADR and Mediation

Case Law examples highlighting common mistakes

Without Prejudice discussions - why, what and how

Applying a step by step approach to handing investigations

Approaching extreme cases of misconduct such as violence, theft or fraud

Criminal activity outside of work and the impact on the employment contract

Involving the police in an internal investigation – key considerations

The process of conciliation via the LRA

What to expect and plan for if a case goes to tribunal