Workplace investigations

Workplace investigations can be time consuming and distracting from normal business.  Employers can find the process daunting or may believe an investigation is unnecessary in the particular circumstances. However, if an investigation is not carried out or handled...

City councillor guilty of racial harassment

A councillor in Bristol has been found guilty of racial harassment and given a 12 month conditional discharge.  Click here to read more on www.bbc.co.uk In this case the individuals were elected public servants, not employees, and the case was pursued through legal...

Workplace mediation

Many workplace issues, if dealt with early, can be resolved.  However, there are times when third party intervention can be the only answer.  The following is a real life scenario where workplace mediation helped to prevent a situation escalating to the point of a...