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Support with Workplace Investigations

Workplace investigations are fact-finding exercises following allegations of a misdemeanour. They can be complex but support from Waddington Brown can provide the expertise needed to reach a successful and impartial conclusion. HR investigations are held to collect information and evidence relating to an allegation, to determine what happened and establish whether a company policy has been violated. Many workplace investigations stem from allegations of misconduct or bad behaviour such as making threats, poor time keeping or unjustified absenteeism.


Guarantee objectivity at every stage

Why HR investigations are important

Making decisions on a workplace disciplinary or grievance without completing a good investigation can expose the organisation to the risk of legal action. However, a properly conducted investigation will enable the employer to make an informed decision on what actions to take. The team at Waddington Brown can ascertain if there is a case to answer and, as an independent party, will not compromise either the company or the employee. An external investigator can ensure objectivity especially where the case involves complex matters, sensitive issues or senior members of staff.

Locations
We cover the whole of the East of England, and can support clients and candidates with expert recruitment wherever you are based.
  • Essex
  • Suffolk
  • Norfolk
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Placed Candidate
    โ€œThanks to your dedication and expertise I have been offered and have accepted the position, and I am thrilled to embark on this new journey. I am deeply appreciative of the effort you put into finding opportunities that aligned perfectly with my skills and aspirations and I am grateful to have had the opportunity to work with such a dedicated team."
    Placed Candidate
    Energy Company
  • Recruitment client
    "Thanks to you, Eithne, and the team for an impeccable service which has supported and guided us to this wonderful conclusion."
    Recruitment client
    Suffolk
  • Communications Manager
    "Nina provided invaluable support through all stages of the recruitment process. Her guidance enabled me to better understand the needs of the business ahead of my interview, which ultimately helped me to secure the role. Throughout the whole recruitment and onboarding period, Nina was a positive and reassuring professional, whose knowledge of internal communications was incredibly insightful."
    Communications Manager
    Maritime Organisation
  • Public Sector client for HR Consultancy
    "I really appreciate all the support that we have had from WB in respect of the investigations that have taken place recently, and I must say that the quality of the investigations carried out by the varied associates has to date, been very high and helped us immensely."
    Public Sector client for HR Consultancy

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In the midst of a workplace grievance or disciplinary case? Get in touch with our HR investigation specialists today to help you reach a resolution.

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