Workplace Investigations Melbourne

If you are an employer or business owner in Melbourne, workplace investigations can be a difficult and daunting task. Workplace investigations are conducted to uncover the truth about allegations of workplace misconduct, such as workplace bullying. 

Our employment lawyers at Workplace Wizards offer workplace investigation services. These services can be invaluable in helping you to resolve any issues within your workplace. Confidential and discreet, we will work with you to ensure that the investigation is conducted in a fair and impartial manner. If you have any concerns about workplace misconduct, or if you would like to learn more about our workplace investigation services, please contact us today.

Empower Your Managers and Human Resources Professionals

Your managers and human resources professionals are on the front line when it comes to workplace investigations. They are often the first to hear about potential workplace misconduct. But they may not feel confident in their ability to conduct an investigation.

Our workplace investigation services can help. Our team of experienced employment lawyers will work with you and your managers to ensure that workplace investigation are conducted properly, and in accordance with workplace policies and procedures. We can also provide training to your managers and human resources professionals on how to conduct workplace investigations. 

We understand that workplace misconduct can be a sensitive issue. We will handle your workplace investigation with discretion and confidentiality. And we will work with you to resolve the matter quickly and efficiently, with minimal disruption to your workplace. If you are an employer or business owner in Melbourne, and you need assistance with a workplace investigation, contact Workplace Wizards today. We can help.

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Boost Morale and Raise Productivity In The Workplace

Workplace misconduct can have a negative impact on workplace morale. Employees who witness or are subjected to bullying, harassment or other forms of misconduct may become less engaged and productive. Conducting workplace investigations can help to address the problem and send a message to your employees that you are committed to maintaining a respectful and positive workplace culture. 

Workplace Wizards have experienced workplace investigators. We can assist you in conducting a workplace investigation, from start to finish. We will work with you to understand the allegations, gather evidence, and interview witnesses. We will then prepare a report detailing our findings and recommendations.

We understand that workplace investigations can be stressful and time-consuming. We will handle your workplace investigation with discretion and sensitivity. If you are considering a workplace investigation, or if you have any questions about our services, please contact us.

Improve Workplace Relations, Manage Disputes and Reduce Turnover

Workplace investigations are not only difficult and challenging but have damaging consequences on an organization if not handled properly. They are often conducted in response to workplace complaints, such as bullying, harassment or discrimination. Workplace investigations are designed to gather information about the allegations made, and to determine whether there has been any misconduct. 

Investigations can be complex and sensitive, and it is important to ensure that they are conducted fairly and in accordance with workplace policies and procedures. Our workplace investigation services can help you to:

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  • Investigate workplace complaints
  • Manage workplace disputes
  • Improve workplace relations
  • Reduce turnover

We have a team of experienced workplace lawyers who can assist you with all aspects of workplace investigations. We can help you to:

  • Identify the issues to be investigated
  • Gather evidence
  • Interview witnesses
  • Prepare investigation reports

We also offer workplace training on investigative techniques and can provide advice on how to manage workplace complaints and disputes. If you are an employer or business owner, contact us today to find out how we can help you with workplace investigations.

Contact Us Today For Independent Workplace Investigations

We can help you effectively address complaints and end workplace conflict. If you’d like to reduce risk for your business and foster a positive working environment for your organisation, you need the timely intervention of a professional workplace investigation as soon as you are aware of the misconduct. Be it workplace bullying, discrimination, breaches to relevant organisational policies or employment contracts, we’re experienced in conducting investigations with procedural fairness in mind for quick, ideal outcomes. We can provide your business with a clear investigation report and recommendations for disciplinary or performance management action. Contact Workplace Wizards today. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

A workplace investigation is a process where an impartial third party investigates complaints made by employees in the workplace. The investigator will review evidence, interview witnesses and gather information to assess whether there has been any misconduct. If misconduct is found, the investigator will make recommendations on how to address the issue. There are a few reasons you might want to use an external workplace investigator:

  • You want to be sure that the investigation is seen as objective and unbiased.
  • You don’t have the internal resources to conduct a thorough investigation.
  • The allegations are serious and you want to avoid any potential legal liabilities.

Our workplace lawyers can advise you on a range of employment law matters, including:

  • Unfair dismissal
  • Redundancy
  • Workplace bullying and harassment
  • Discrimination
  • Employment contracts
  • Restraint of trade agreements

We understand that dealing with workplace issues can be complex and time-consuming. That’s why we offer a comprehensive workplace investigations service to help you resolve these matters quickly and efficiently. We have a team of experienced workplace investigators who can assist you with:

  • Conducting workplace investigations
  • Drafting investigation reports
  • Providing advice on the outcome of workplace investigations

We also offer a broad range of other employment law services for employers, including:

  • Advising on workplace relations issues
  • Preparing workplace agreements
  • Conducting workplace training
  • Undertaking workplace audits
  • Contract review services

If you need assistance with a workplace issue, please contact us today. Our experienced team offers a FREE initial consultation, so you can get the advice and guidance you need to resolve your matter.

The first step is to have workplace policies and procedures in place that employees are aware of and understand. These should include a code of conduct that sets out expected standards of behavior, as well as clear consequences for breaching the code. 

Employers should also provide regular training on workplace policies and procedures so that employees know what is expected of them. If there are complaints of inappropriate behavior, it is important to investigate them promptly and fairly. This may involve interviewing witnesses and the person accused of the behavior.

Depending on the outcome of the investigation, disciplinary action may be taken. This could range from a warning to dismissal from employment. Exit interviews can also be useful in identifying workplace issues that may need to be addressed.

If you are an employer who needs assistance with workplace investigations, or any other employment law matter, please contact our office for an initial consultation.

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