Workplace reviews are necessary because they help the company determine what happened, and what course of action should be taken. This could include anything from dismissing the matter, issuing a formal warning, or, in extreme cases, dismissing an employee.
Because of the sensitive nature of workplace reviews, many businesses contract independent experts to conduct them. This ensures that the investigators are emotionally detached from the matter, and can conduct the review fairly and impartially.
It is crucial that nothing is overlooked when conducting a workplace review. Failing to conduct a thorough review in line with HR department internal policies could expose the business to liability. Some organisations have even been financially penalised after it was revealed that they did not conduct a thorough workplace review.
Businesses can protect their operations from this by commissioning qualified third-party professionals to conduct a workplace review for them. An external workplace review into a matter provides a business with assurances. They are assured that the whole issue will be considered impartially, and they will not be exposing themselves to liability.
It should be noted that effective workplace reviews are just one aspect of overall business improvement. Other issues need to be considered such as the adequacy of policies and procedures.
Commissioning an external review of potential issues can bring many benefits to businesses, including:
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Conducting workplace reviews is the final step in a business’s Human Resources management. Effective HR is crucial to business continuity; it ensures an operations meets its legal obligations, thus protecting it from liability. Workplace Wizards are skilled at helping create a work culture that promotes fairness and equality.
Our experts can review business processes, audit existing workplace procedures, investigate complaints, and ensure all staff are treated fairly.
When it comes to conducting workplace investigations, Workplace Wizards is the company you can trust. We have years of experience in reviewing and investigating business practises across a range of industries. Our specialist consultants can help align your HR policies to existing practices, ensuring workplace reviews are conducted fairly and compliantly. Call Workplace Wizards today on 03 9087 6949 today, or email at email@example.com for a quick, obligation-free consultation.
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