Independent Workplace Investigations Specialist in New Zealand and Australia

Constructive Dismissal – What is it? And how does it become relevant in relation to handling workplace complaints?

One of your employees has just resigned and now they’re accusing you of unfair dismissal! Why? When your employee resigns, beware. There may be reasons behind their resignation that you are not aware of and a claim for ‘constructive dismissal’ may be on the horizon. Generally, constructive dismissal occurs when the employer ignores or [...]

Sexual Harassment Investigations

Sexual harassment in the workplace is a significant issue. In May 2018, the the New Zealand Law Society published alarming statistics from its Workplace Environment Survey, revealing 1 in 3 female lawyers reported having been sexually harassed at some point in their working life. The survey of 13,662 lawyers, both male and female, revealed that [...]

By |2021-06-16T19:17:42+13:00October 15th, 2018|Bullying Investigations|Comments Off on Sexual Harassment Investigations

Start An Investigation

Once you have received an allegation or a formal letter of complaint from an employee, the question is then what do i do next? Heres where we help you every step of the way. STEP ONE - INITIAL BRIEFING The process begins with a phone call to our friendly, expert team who [...]

By |2018-10-15T17:51:57+13:00August 10th, 2018|Bullying Investigations, Serious Misconduct, Workplace Investigations|Comments Off on Start An Investigation

Workplace Bullying Investigations

Workplace bullying is repeated and unreasonable behaviour directed towards a worker or a group of workers that can be physical, verbal or relational/social. Repeated behaviour is persistent and can involve a range of actions over time. For example, a single instance of verbal abuse is usually not considered bullying. However, a second instance of [...]

By |2019-06-04T12:40:48+13:00July 7th, 2018|Bullying Investigations|Comments Off on Workplace Bullying Investigations
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