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Aged Care Investigations: A Guide for Reportable Assaults

The thought that some of the most vulnerable in our society - the elderly - might be at risk of harm in residential aged care facilities is abhorrent. But even with the best of intentions and the proper guidelines in place, there is still potential for abuse and assault to occur. Abuse allegations in an aged care setting are highly emotional and challenging for all involved, especially the victims and their families. When investigating these allegations, it is essential that procedural fairness…See More
Thursday
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Aged Care Investigations: A Guide for Reportable Assaults

The thought that some of the most vulnerable in our society - the elderly - might be at risk of harm in residential aged care facilities is abhorrent. But even with the best of intentions and the proper guidelines in place, there is still potential for abuse and assault to occur. Abuse allegations in an aged care setting are highly emotional and challenging for all involved, especially the victims and their families. When investigating these allegations, it is essential that procedural fairness…See More
Wednesday
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Managing Relationships in the Workplace

Anyone who has been following the news recently will be aware that scandalous sexual relationships in the workplace have become something of a common theme. The stories of Seven West Chief Executive, Tim Worner and his former executive assistant (a relationship which ended in legal action), the forced resignations of senior AFL executives over their relationships with younger staff, and the notorious pregnancy of former Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce's staffer have all been highly…See More
Apr 12
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Managing Relationships in the Workplace

Anyone who has been following the news recently will be aware that scandalous sexual relationships in the workplace have become something of a common theme. The stories of Seven West Chief Executive, Tim Worner and his former executive assistant (a relationship which ended in legal action), the forced resignations of senior AFL executives over their relationships with younger staff, and the notorious pregnancy of former Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce's staffer have all been highly…See More
Apr 11
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

How to Implement and Promote Workplace Policies

A suite of robust policies and procedures is an essential element of good governance in any organisation. Often employers discover that their policies and procedures are inadequate, only once their actions are reviewed by a tribunal or court. Adequate workplace policies are key mechanisms for outlining exactly what the standards of conduct are in your organisation. Workplace policies should clearly and succinctly explain the topic covered and provide the procedures that need to be followed in a…See More
Apr 4
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

How to Implement and Promote Workplace Policies

A suite of robust policies and procedures is an essential element of good governance in any organisation. Often employers discover that their policies and procedures are inadequate, only once their actions are reviewed by a tribunal or court. Adequate workplace policies are key mechanisms for outlining exactly what the standards of conduct are in your organisation. Workplace policies should clearly and succinctly explain the topic covered and provide the procedures that need to be followed in a…See More
Apr 4
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

How to Improve Workplace Harmony

Maintaining workplace harmony should be a key focus of every organisation. Conflict in the workplace can lead to behaviours such as bullying, harassment and discrimination. Staff can lack motivation, fail to work as a team and be generally unhappy. So how can employers and staff deal with conflict, and encourage staff to work together to promote harmony in the workplace? COMMON CAUSES OF WORKPLACE CONFLICTOrganisational or operational changes can cause employees stress and discomfort. These can…See More
Mar 29
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

How to Improve Workplace Harmony

Maintaining workplace harmony should be a key focus of every organisation. Conflict in the workplace can lead to behaviours such as bullying, harassment and discrimination. Staff can lack motivation, fail to work as a team and be generally unhappy. So how can employers and staff deal with conflict, and encourage staff to work together to promote harmony in the workplace? COMMON CAUSES OF WORKPLACE CONFLICTOrganisational or operational changes can cause employees stress and discomfort. These can…See More
Mar 28
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Improving Your Investigative Interviewing Skills

To any outsider, the job of investigative interviewing seems fairly straightforward - questions are asked and then answers are provided. Yet as we know, the job of interviewing parties in the course of a workplace investigation can be anything but simple. For example, the investigative interviewer must ensure procedural fairness at every step along the investigative pathway. And this raises other questions, such as can the venue of the interview impact upon fairness? Why is building rapport a…See More
Mar 22
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Improving Your Investigative Interviewing Skills

To any outsider, the job of investigative interviewing seems fairly straightforward - questions are asked and then answers are provided. Yet as we know, the job of interviewing parties in the course of a workplace investigation can be anything but simple. For example, the investigative interviewer must ensure procedural fairness at every step along the investigative pathway. And this raises other questions, such as can the venue of the interview impact upon fairness? Why is building rapport a…See More
Mar 21
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Inside the Fair Work Commission: How it Operates

Most employers and employees are likely have at least some contact with the Fair Work Commission (FWC) during their working lives. This might be as simple as obtaining information about award conditions and employee rights, or as contentious as appearing before the FWC in a workplace dispute or unfair dismissal matter.So how does the Fair Commission work?THE BASICS OF THE FWCThe FWC is the national workplace relations tribunal. Created by the Federal Government, it is an independent body that…See More
Mar 15
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Inside the Fair Work Commission: How it Operates

Most employers and employees are likely have at least some contact with the Fair Work Commission (FWC) during their working lives. This might be as simple as obtaining information about award conditions and employee rights, or as contentious as appearing before the FWC in a workplace dispute or unfair dismissal matter.So how does the Fair Commission work?THE BASICS OF THE FWCThe FWC is the national workplace relations tribunal. Created by the Federal Government, it is an independent body that…See More
Mar 14
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Stand By Me: The Role of the Support Person

For an employee who is on the receiving end of disciplinary action, performance management or a workplace investigation, it is an upsetting, and even a potentially traumatic experience. Every employee involved in such a process is entitled to have a support person present during any meetings or interviews. A failure to…See More
Mar 1
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Stand By Me: The Role of the Support Person

For an employee who is on the receiving end of disciplinary action, performance management or a workplace investigation, it is an upsetting, and even a potentially traumatic experience. Every employee involved in such a process is entitled to have a support person present during any meetings or interviews. A failure to…See More
Mar 1
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Managing Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Organisations are no doubt aware of the need to comply with anti-discrimination legislation, but actively encouraging cultural diversity in the workplace is becoming increasingly important - it can offer potential benefits far beyond simple compliance with the law. Let's take a look at some of the benefits, and how organisations can manage cultural diversity. THE DEFINITION OF CULTURAL DIVERSITYAccording to Diversity Council…See More
Feb 22
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Managing Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Organisations are no doubt aware of the need to comply with anti-discrimination legislation, but actively encouraging cultural diversity in the workplace is becoming increasingly important - it can offer potential benefits far beyond simple compliance with the law. Let's take a look at some of the benefits, and how organisations can manage cultural diversity. THE DEFINITION OF CULTURAL DIVERSITYAccording to Diversity Council…See More
Feb 21

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What would you like to share about yourself?
Vince is a lawyer and holds degrees in Law and Psychology and has more than 24 years’ experience working within and managing investigations. This depth of experience has laid the foundation for exceptional knowledge of fraud and how investigations need to respond.

As Managing Direct of WISE Workplace and CEO of LKA Group, Vince has conducted investigations across Australia involving complex workplace disputes and corrupt conduct he has designed and reported on service reviews and conducted risk assessments for corporations and government. Vince carries respect as a leader in the fight against fraud both nationally and internationally.
Company website/blog
http://www.wiseworkplace.com.au/_blog/WISE_Blog
How many employees in your company?
1-49
What areas of HR are you particularly passionate about?
Management and investigation of workplace misconduct
What kind of networking are you open to?
Open networking

Vince Scopelliti's Blog

Aged Care Investigations: A Guide for Reportable Assaults

Posted on April 18, 2018 at 11:57 0 Comments

The thought that some of the most vulnerable in our society - the elderly - might be at risk of harm in residential aged care facilities is abhorrent. But even with the best of intentions and the proper guidelines in place, there is still potential for abuse and assault to occur. 

Abuse allegations in an aged care setting are highly emotional and challenging for all involved, especially the victims and their…

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Managing Relationships in the Workplace

Posted on April 11, 2018 at 17:09 0 Comments

Anyone who has been following the news recently will be aware that scandalous sexual relationships in the workplace have become something of a common theme. 

The stories of Seven West Chief Executive, Tim Worner and his former executive assistant (a relationship which ended in legal action), the forced resignations of senior AFL executives over their relationships with younger staff, and the…

Continue

How to Implement and Promote Workplace Policies

Posted on April 4, 2018 at 12:13 0 Comments

A suite of robust policies and procedures is an essential element of good governance in any organisation. Often employers discover that their policies and procedures are inadequate, only once their actions are reviewed by a tribunal or court. 

Adequate workplace policies are key mechanisms for outlining exactly what the standards of conduct are in your organisation. Workplace policies should clearly and succinctly explain…

Continue

How to Improve Workplace Harmony

Posted on March 28, 2018 at 16:17 0 Comments

Maintaining workplace harmony should be a key focus of every organisation. Conflict in the workplace can lead to behaviours such as bullying, harassment and discrimination. Staff can lack motivation, fail to work as a team and be generally unhappy. 

So how can employers and staff deal with conflict, and encourage staff to work together to promote harmony in the workplace? 

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