Workplace investigations: when to bring in outside help

What should businesses consider when conducting a workplace investigation?

The advantage of an external investigator

Following several allegations against high-profile figures hitting the front pages, the pressure to run a successful investigation has never been higher. 

British Museum sacks employee accused of artefact theft

Former curator at the British Museum, Peter John Higgs, 56, has been dismissed following the disappearance of jewellery, gems and precious metals spanning more than three millennia of history from the...

Social media in workplace investigations

It can be tempting for HR to police employees’ social media, but there is a better approach.

Investigations into cultural practices: when should HR bring in outside help?

Proper external investigative practice requires impartiality, significant resources, and a detailed understanding of the organisation’s culture, experts have warned.