Mar 10

Writing a Report that is Fit for Purpose

A robust, well-written workplace investigation report is your best defense in an unfair dismissal claim. Worklogic director Jodie Fox examines the benefits of writing comprehensive investigative reports after a recent decision by the Fair Work Commission found Worklogic’s report to be consistent and detailed. Worklogic Report Withstands FWC Scrutiny Recently one of Worklogic’s reports was examined […]

Dec 02

Procedural fairness in investigations of reportable conduct allegations

A reportable conduct investigation is necessarily different, and can sometimes be more complex to navigate, than other types of workplace investigations. In a reportable conduct context, it is obviously imperative that the investigator ensures all children are provided the opportunity to be involved (unless there is a very good reason that they are not) and […]

Oct 28

Dealing with ‘he said, she said’ situations when investigating complaints

Regular readers (and investigators) will know that, in a workplace investigation, findings of fact are made on the available evidence and on the balance of probabilities (‘more probable than not’). In doing so, the ideal scenario in making findings is to have ‘direct’ (eye witness) evidence that is corroborated by other evidence. Still more ideal […]

Oct 14

Mediate or Investigate? It’s all about assessing risk

The decision to either mediate or investigate is a choice that human resources professionals face regularly, and it is usually a matter of choosing from several pretty unpalatable options. At Worklogic, we often provide assistance to our clients in determining the best course of action for resolving conflict and complaints. What we know for certain […]

Sep 25

[WEBINAR ON DEMAND] Ask us Anything About Workplace Investigations

In this Worklogic webinar on-demand, Jason Clark, Melanie Roberts and Marc Dib draw on their decades of experience conducting workplace investigations into allegations of every kind of workplace misconduct in all types of settings to discuss anything you want to know about conducting a workplace investigation. Topics include: what are the most common mistakes you […]

Sep 23

When it comes to investigation allegations against senior staff, how accountable are you?

Depending on whether you are a fan of Voltaire or Spiderman (or, of course, both!), you will no doubt be familiar with that time-honoured phrase: “With great power comes great responsibility”. But responsibility alone is now no longer enough. Every week, it seems, another media headline heralds a regulatory inquiry, legal case or shareholder push […]

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