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Investigations

Thorough, discreet and timely HR investigations for disciplinary, capability and grievance matters, saving valuable management time.

Carrying out HR investigations can be very time-consuming – and any delays not only cost money but also invite criticism. Weightmans has investigators with the right skills to help you by delivering effectively every time.

Our team of experienced professionals provides timely and impartial fact-finding HR investigations, providing clear and comprehensive reports as well as guidance and recommendations regarding next steps.

Adding value by providing a thorough and timely service, our experienced investigators understand exactly what is needed to meet the standards expected of a reasonable investigation in an employment tribunal.

We know the importance of discretion, which can be key in sensitive or high profile cases. You can be assured of our credentials, as Weightmans has experience of handling HR investigations for every type of organisation, from large manufacturing, retail and service industry businesses to the public sector, where we have specialist experience in local authorities, education and healthcare.

When you're in the public eye we offer a safe pair of hands, having handled many HR investigations on complex issues with a high media interest. Our expertise, confidentiality, ability to deliver and commercial approach are guaranteed.

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The CIPD has published its annual Absence Management Survey report. The survey suggests that many line managers are ill-equipped to manage staff…

Mandy Higgins Partner
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Investigations: how far is far enough?

When conducting an investigation it's important to be balanced and thorough. But with complex allegations, it can be difficult to draw a line under…

Mandy Higgins Partner

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DSD and NBV v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis

Article 3 of the ECHR imposed a positive duty on police forces to investigate allegations of inhuman or degrading treatment by third parties.

Martin Forshaw Partner