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How to Write Letters of Notification and Allegation

During the process of conducting workplace investigations, it is generally necessary to prepare letters of notification, and later, letters of allegation. We take a look at the difference between the two, and provide some tips on how to prepare these important documents. NOTIFYING THE PARTIES INVOLVEDThe letter of notification serves as confirmation that an investigation is going to…See More
Wednesday
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

How to Write Letters of Notification and Allegation

During the process of conducting workplace investigations, it is generally necessary to prepare letters of notification, and later, letters of allegation. We take a look at the difference between the two, and provide some tips on how to prepare these important documents. NOTIFYING THE PARTIES INVOLVEDThe letter of notification serves as confirmation that an investigation is going to…See More
Wednesday
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Creating an Action Plan: ToR and External Investigators

When conducting a workplace investigation, it is crucial to be able to demonstrate that appropriate procedures have been followed. This is essential in defending any subsequent action that may be taken. It can be helpful for employers to create an action plan utilising Terms of Reference (ToR) and the services of an external investigator to keep the investigation process on track. 3 KEY PRINCIPLES FOR DRAFTING THE TORThe ToR is a framework that provides structure and a plan for the…See More
Jul 10
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Creating an Action Plan: ToR and External Investigators

When conducting a workplace investigation, it is crucial to be able to demonstrate that appropriate procedures have been followed. This is essential in defending any subsequent action that may be taken. It can be helpful for employers to create an action plan utilising Terms of Reference (ToR) and the services of an external investigator to keep the investigation process on track. 3 KEY PRINCIPLES FOR DRAFTING THE TORThe ToR is a framework that provides structure and a plan for the…See More
Jul 10
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Receiving Workplace Complaints

Employers should be well aware of the legal and associated requirements that come into play when someone in the workplace raises their hand with a grievance. Complaints about unacceptable and/or inappropriate behaviour can arise from any work area, and in regard to a wide variety of issues. Grievance handling needs to be fair and consistent - yet with each situation being approached on an individual basis. We take a look at creating a sound process for the receipt of complaints, which reflects…See More
Jul 3
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Receiving Workplace Complaints

Employers should be well aware of the legal and associated requirements that come into play when someone in the workplace raises their hand with a grievance. Complaints about unacceptable and/or inappropriate behaviour can arise from any work area, and in regard to a wide variety of issues. Grievance handling needs to be fair and consistent - yet with each situation being approached on an individual basis. We take a look at creating a sound process for the receipt of complaints, which reflects…See More
Jul 3
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Uncovering the Steps of an Effective Investigation Process

For many employers, a workplace investigation process can appear quite challenging to navigate. Questions around the actual subject of the investigation, and who is best qualified to carry out this important task, can immediately arise.The investigation process itself is characterised by a number of important processes that are designed to reduce the risk of negative perceptions and/or potential legal pitfalls at a later date.We outline proven strategies for understanding and instigating a…See More
Jun 27
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Uncovering the Steps of an Effective Investigation Process

For many employers, a workplace investigation process can appear quite challenging to navigate. Questions around the actual subject of the investigation, and who is best qualified to carry out this important task, can immediately arise.The investigation process itself is characterised by a number of important processes that are designed to reduce the risk of negative perceptions and/or potential legal pitfalls at a later date.We outline proven strategies for understanding and instigating a…See More
Jun 26
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Social Media Misconduct: The Need for a Fair Investigation

An ever-increasing key dilemma for employers in the modern age is how to deal with the misconduct by staff through their use of social media platforms. The list of potentially offending conduct is lengthy. For example, staff might call in sick but then post details of their activities on social media. Employees could post inappropriate, defamatory or confidential information on their accounts. One high-profile example is the sacking of a PayPal executive in 2014 who …See More
Jun 19
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Social Media Misconduct: The Need for a Fair Investigation

An ever-increasing key dilemma for employers in the modern age is how to deal with the misconduct by staff through their use of social media platforms. The list of potentially offending conduct is lengthy. For example, staff might call in sick but then post details of their activities on social media. Employees could post inappropriate, defamatory or confidential information on their accounts. One high-profile example is the sacking of a PayPal executive in 2014 who …See More
Jun 19
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Performance Management vs Bullying: Where's the Line?

Employers often face a quandary in dealing with underperformers, and whether to place them onto a performance management program. It's essential that any such move can always be considered to be 'reasonable management action' in response to inappropriate behaviours or inadequate or unsatisfactory performance, and not simply a way of bullying an employee. Let's take a look at the…See More
Jun 13
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Performance Management vs Bullying: Where's the Line?

Employers often face a quandary in dealing with underperformers, and whether to place them onto a performance management program. It's essential that any such move can always be considered to be 'reasonable management action' in response to inappropriate behaviours or inadequate or unsatisfactory performance, and not simply a way of bullying an employee. Let's take a look at the…See More
Jun 12
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

What Should You Include in a Whistleblower Policy?

Whistleblower protections have been top of mind for many Australian organisations recently, following a number of changes to the law. The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistle-Blower Protections) Bill 2017 is due to come into effect from July 2019.This will result in significant changes to the way whistleblowers are to be treated under a raft of existing…See More
Jun 5
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

What Should You Include in a Whistleblower Policy?

Whistleblower protections have been top of mind for many Australian organisations recently, following a number of changes to the law. The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistle-Blower Protections) Bill 2017 is due to come into effect from July 2019.This will result in significant changes to the way whistleblowers are to be treated under a raft of existing…See More
Jun 5
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

How to Deal with an Uncooperative Respondent

When conducting investigations in the workplace, senior staff and human resource managers often have to deal with uncooperative respondents. Understandably, this can significantly hamper the progress of the investigation. WHAT IS AN UNCOOPERATIVE RESPONDENTThere are many ways in which the smooth running of an investigation can be negatively affected by an uncooperative respondent. This can arise when: A respondent refuses to answer questions put to them, meaning that the investigator cannot…See More
May 30
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

How to Deal with an Uncooperative Respondent

When conducting investigations in the workplace, senior staff and human resource managers often have to deal with uncooperative respondents. Understandably, this can significantly hamper the progress of the investigation. WHAT IS AN UNCOOPERATIVE RESPONDENTThere are many ways in which the smooth running of an investigation can be negatively affected by an uncooperative respondent. This can arise when: A respondent refuses to answer questions put to them, meaning that the investigator cannot…See More
May 29

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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

How to Write Letters of Notification and Allegation

Posted on July 17, 2019 at 14:06 0 Comments

During the process of conducting workplace investigations, it is generally necessary to prepare letters of notification, and later, letters of allegation. 

We take a look at the difference between the two, and provide some tips on how to prepare these important documents. …

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Creating an Action Plan: ToR and External Investigators

Posted on July 10, 2019 at 12:22 0 Comments

When conducting a workplace investigation, it is crucial to be able to demonstrate that appropriate procedures have been followed. This is essential in defending any subsequent action that may be taken. 

It can be helpful for employers to create an action plan utilising Terms of Reference (ToR) and the services of an external investigator to keep the investigation process on track. 

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Receiving Workplace Complaints

Posted on July 3, 2019 at 14:24 0 Comments

Employers should be well aware of the legal and associated requirements that come into play when someone in the workplace raises their hand with a grievance. 

Complaints about unacceptable and/or inappropriate behaviour can arise from any work area, and in regard to a wide variety of issues. Grievance handling needs to be fair and consistent - yet with each situation being approached on an individual basis. …

Continue

Uncovering the Steps of an Effective Investigation Process

Posted on June 26, 2019 at 15:00 0 Comments

For many employers, a workplace investigation process can appear quite challenging to navigate. Questions around the actual subject of the investigation, and who is best qualified to carry out this important task, can immediately arise.

The investigation process itself is characterised by a number of important processes that are designed to reduce the risk of negative perceptions and/or potential legal pitfalls at a…

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