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Is Briginshaw Still the Best Way of Solving the Puzzle?

As any HR manager will testify, conducting workplace investigations is one of the most important but vexed aspects of ensuring that an organisation runs smoothly. This is particularly the case when the various parties involved in an investigation are putting forward different versions of events - who do you know who to believe? For many years, workplace investigators have employed the Briginshaw test. The standard of proof in investigations such as these is on the balance of probabilities. The…See More
Thursday
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Is Briginshaw Still the Best Way of Solving the Puzzle?

As any HR manager will testify, conducting workplace investigations is one of the most important but vexed aspects of ensuring that an organisation runs smoothly. This is particularly the case when the various parties involved in an investigation are putting forward different versions of events - who do you know who to believe? For many years, workplace investigators have employed the Briginshaw test. The standard of proof in investigations such as these is on the balance of probabilities. The…See More
Wednesday
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Preventing the Sexual Abuse of Adults with a Disability

Sexual abuse of people with a disability is a crime that unfortunately is often misunderstood, undetected and ultimately overlooked by organisations. Individuals with a disability are often uniquely vulnerable to sexual and other forms of abuse and deserve both strong protection and swift action in relation to any such allegations. Organisations responsible for the care of people with a disability are entrusted with the tasks of fully understanding the signs of sexual abuse, dealing with…See More
Sep 13
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Preventing the Sexual Abuse of Adults with a Disability

Sexual abuse of people with a disability is a crime that unfortunately is often misunderstood, undetected and ultimately overlooked by organisations. Individuals with a disability are often uniquely vulnerable to sexual and other forms of abuse and deserve both strong protection and swift action in relation to any such allegations. Organisations responsible for the care of people with a disability are entrusted with the tasks of fully understanding the signs of sexual abuse, dealing with…See More
Sep 12
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

How to Write a Robust Workplace Investigation Report

At the conclusion of a workplace investigation, the investigator has the challenging task of pulling together all relevant material into a cohesive report. The style of report that is chosen will be firmly linked to the purpose of the investigation, keeping in mind the requirements of the readers and users of the document. Investigators need to consider closely the manner in which findings are made and how best to share findings with key parties in a clear and appropriate manner. The outcome of…See More
Sep 6
Catherine Palmer liked Vince Scopelliti's blog post How to Write a Robust Workplace Investigation Report
Sep 6
Catherine Palmer liked Vince Scopelliti's blog post How to Write a Robust Workplace Investigation Report
Sep 6
Catherine Palmer liked Vince Scopelliti's blog post How to Write a Robust Workplace Investigation Report
Sep 6
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

How to Write a Robust Workplace Investigation Report

At the conclusion of a workplace investigation, the investigator has the challenging task of pulling together all relevant material into a cohesive report. The style of report that is chosen will be firmly linked to the purpose of the investigation, keeping in mind the requirements of the readers and users of the document. Investigators need to consider closely the manner in which findings are made and how best to share findings with key parties in a clear and appropriate manner. The outcome of…See More
Sep 5
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Legal Issues When Conducting Workplace Interviews

When a workplace investigation has to be conducted, the most valuable information will generally be obtained through interviewing the staff involved in the incident and any witnesses. This information will play a critical role in determining what has happened or who or what was responsible. In order to obtain relevant and reliable information from the parties involved, good communication skills, an eye for detail and the ability to think on your feet is required. However, it is equally…See More
Aug 30
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Legal Issues When Conducting Workplace Interviews

When a workplace investigation has to be conducted, the most valuable information will generally be obtained through interviewing the staff involved in the incident and any witnesses. This information will play a critical role in determining what has happened or who or what was responsible. In order to obtain relevant and reliable information from the parties involved, good communication skills, an eye for detail and the ability to think on your feet is required. However, it is equally…See More
Aug 29
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

What To Do When Faced With Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse

In the event of an allegation of child sexual abuse in the workplace, it is essential that immediate steps are taken to ensure the safety of any child allegedly involved. Following from this crucial first response, mandatory reports need to be made to the relevant statutory child protection authorities and subject to any police investigation, the allegations must be objectively investigated. The investigation report must be provided to the appropriate authority. As a society, we are beginning…See More
Aug 23
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

What To Do When Faced With Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse

In the event of an allegation of child sexual abuse in the workplace, it is essential that immediate steps are taken to ensure the safety of any child allegedly involved. Following from this crucial first response, mandatory reports need to be made to the relevant statutory child protection authorities and subject to any police investigation, the allegations must be objectively investigated. The investigation report must be provided to the appropriate authority. As a society, we are beginning…See More
Aug 22
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Analysing Evidence: The Key Step of Workplace Investigations

One of the most challenging and important tasks undertaken by a workplace investigator is the analysis of the evidence that has been gathered during the course of the investigation. Key questions to consider include: What evidence should be contained in the investigation report? How do I analyse what I have gathered? How does this connect with the findings I make in the investigation report? Here's how to effectively and transparently analyse the evidence.WHAT EVIDENCE SHOULD BE INCLUDED? There…See More
Aug 16
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Analysing Evidence: The Key Step of Workplace Investigations

One of the most challenging and important tasks undertaken by a workplace investigator is the analysis of the evidence that has been gathered during the course of the investigation. Key questions to consider include: What evidence should be contained in the investigation report? How do I analyse what I have gathered? How does this connect with the findings I make in the investigation report? Here's how to effectively and transparently analyse the evidence.WHAT EVIDENCE SHOULD BE INCLUDED? There…See More
Aug 15
David Leahy liked Vince Scopelliti's blog post Common Issues with Workplace Mediations
Aug 10

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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

Is Briginshaw Still the Best Way of Solving the Puzzle?

Posted on September 19, 2018 at 14:18 0 Comments

As any HR manager will testify, conducting workplace investigations is one of the most important but vexed aspects of ensuring that an organisation runs smoothly. 

This is particularly the case when the various parties involved in an investigation are putting forward different versions of events - who do you know who to believe? For many years, workplace investigators have employed the Briginshaw…

Continue

Preventing the Sexual Abuse of Adults with a Disability

Posted on September 12, 2018 at 13:20 0 Comments

Sexual abuse of people with a disability is a crime that unfortunately is often misunderstood, undetected and ultimately overlooked by organisations. Individuals with a disability are often uniquely vulnerable to sexual and other forms of abuse and deserve both strong protection and swift action in relation to any such allegations. 

Organisations responsible for the care of people with a disability…

Continue

How to Write a Robust Workplace Investigation Report

Posted on September 5, 2018 at 16:30 0 Comments

At the conclusion of a workplace investigation, the investigator has the challenging task of pulling together all relevant material into a cohesive report. The style of report that is chosen will be firmly linked to the purpose of the investigation, keeping in mind the requirements of the readers and users of the document. 

Investigators need to consider closely the manner in which findings are made and how best to share…

Continue

Legal Issues When Conducting Workplace Interviews

Posted on August 29, 2018 at 13:22 0 Comments

When a workplace investigation has to be conducted, the most valuable information will generally be obtained through interviewing the staff involved in the incident and any witnesses. This information will play a critical role in determining what has happened or who or what was responsible. 

In order to obtain relevant and reliable information from the parties involved, good communication skills, an…

Continue

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