Dealing with workplace issues such as employee complaints and serious misconduct through correct processes and proper workplace investigations is crucial and can save an organisation time, money and contribute to its reputation as a fair and reasonable employer.
We offer a full range of workplace investigation services and are the experts when it comes to:
All our workplace investigators have been personally trained by Principal Workplace Lawyer and Director of Training, Glen Bartlett, to deal with the wide range of issues that can arise in a workplace investigation.
We understand that every organisation has its own particular features and that a sound investigation must be informed by an appreciation of contextual factors. Accordingly, when we select an investigator to work with you we look at both the matters to be investigated and the context in which the matters arise to make sure that the investigator nominated is well fitted to conducting the investigation required.
We have strong experience dealing with the difficult issues that can arise in relation to:
As part of our integrated approach, our workplace investigators are supported at every stage by the Bartlett Workplace legal team which includes Glen Bartlett and Bryan Mueller. This ensures our investigations and their results are robust, accurate and legally defensible when you need them to be. We make a point of keeping you informed of the course of investigation.
As well as conducting and overseeing workplace investigations, Bartlett Workplace also provides legal and human resources advice on:
Our experience has taught us that many organisations make critical errors before they even begin a workplace investigation by not having appropriate and practical investigation guidelines that can be consistently followed. Bartlett Workplace has extensive experience in working with clients to formulate the processes and procedures that can be adapted in the organisation.
Because of the combination of practical workplace investigation expertise and legal expertise, Bartlett Workplace is especially well placed to evaluate investigation reports, to advise on the taking of the next steps and on the associated legal issues.