Jul 20

What to do when you suspect corporate credit card fraud

A recent KPMG report found that fraud cases cost Australian industry more than $300 million in 2015. Alarmingly, the commercial and government sectors suffered frauds in excess of $30 million and $100 million respectively. There are a range of fraud types (theft, misappropriation, forged documents), however, in my experience, the most common is the misuse […]

Jul 13

Warning indicators: When should you appoint an external investigator?

Consider the following situation: As an HR professional, you have received a complaint of inappropriate workplace behaviour. You have also decided that a formal investigation of the complaint is required. However, you are unsure whether to undertake the investigation ‘in house’ or appoint an external investigator. Many factors will influence your decision as to whether an […]

Jul 06

Is it bullying when?

Recent decisions by the Fair Work Commission have clarified, expanded and challenged our understanding of what is bullying behaviour. Lisa Klug, Worklogic Senior Workplace Investigator, discusses some scenarios and explains whether the behaviour can be described as bullying in the latest Worklogic blog post. Scenario 1: When you are verbally abused at a party “Is […]