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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
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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
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Common Issues with Workplace Mediations

Occasional conflicts and disputes are a fact of life in all workplaces. One of the best ways to defuse difficult situations, resolve office concerns and keep your staff happy is mediation. But even though this is a potentially very effective device in the employer's toolkit, workplace mediations can go wrong.Let's take a look at the process of mediation, and some of the issues which might arise. WHAT IS MEDIATION? The mediation process requires all parties involved in a dispute or issue to meet…See More
Aug 9
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Common Issues with Workplace Mediations

Occasional conflicts and disputes are a fact of life in all workplaces. One of the best ways to defuse difficult situations, resolve office concerns and keep your staff happy is mediation. But even though this is a potentially very effective device in the employer's toolkit, workplace mediations can go wrong.Let's take a look at the process of mediation, and some of the issues which might arise. WHAT IS MEDIATION? The mediation process requires all parties involved in a dispute or issue to meet…See More
Aug 8
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Why Employers Can't Afford to Ignore Procedural Fairness

It is important for employers to keep procedural fairness top of mind when conducting workplace investigations or taking disciplinary action.Failing to do so can result in terminations being deemed unfair, as the recent Fair Work Commission decision of Nicholas Jarmain v Linfox Armaguard Pty Ltd [2018] FWC 3255 (14 June 2018) shows. BACKGROUND OF THE CASE Linfox Armaguard dismissed…See More
Aug 1
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Why Employers Can't Afford to Ignore Procedural Fairness

It is important for employers to keep procedural fairness top of mind when conducting workplace investigations or taking disciplinary action.Failing to do so can result in terminations being deemed unfair, as the recent Fair Work Commission decision of Nicholas Jarmain v Linfox Armaguard Pty Ltd [2018] FWC 3255 (14 June 2018) shows. BACKGROUND OF THE CASE Linfox Armaguard dismissed…See More
Aug 1
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Guarding the Vulnerable: Reporting Obligations in Focus

With the conclusion of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, Australian organisations are now on notice in relation to their ongoing child protection reporting obligations.Mandatory reporting of particular conduct or convictions is a strong means of ensuring that those who care for the most vulnerable in our community, do not slip through the regulatory net.We examine the nature and extent of these obligations, as an ongoing reminder of the importance of…See More
Jul 25
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Guarding the Vulnerable: Reporting Obligations in Focus

With the conclusion of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, Australian organisations are now on notice in relation to their ongoing child protection reporting obligations.Mandatory reporting of particular conduct or convictions is a strong means of ensuring that those who care for the most vulnerable in our community, do not slip through the regulatory net.We examine the nature and extent of these obligations, as an ongoing reminder of the importance of…See More
Jul 25
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Can You Deny Access to Workplace Investigation Documents?

Parties involved in a workplace investigation will often wish to gain access to documents that form part of the process. A difficult question for investigators is when - or if - it will be appropriate to release particular information. The reason for the request and the nature of the information will be key considerations, plus the investigator must find the best way to ensure that the access process is fair and transparent. As a recent case involving Australia Post reminds us, investigators…See More
Jul 18
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Can You Deny Access to Workplace Investigation Documents?

Parties involved in a workplace investigation will often wish to gain access to documents that form part of the process. A difficult question for investigators is when - or if - it will be appropriate to release particular information. The reason for the request and the nature of the information will be key considerations, plus the investigator must find the best way to ensure that the access process is fair and transparent. As a recent case involving Australia Post reminds us, investigators…See More
Jul 18
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Fighting Age Discrimination in the Workplace

At any given time, there are multiple generations operating in the workforce: new starters, more established professionals and those heading towards retirement.While this can create a diverse positive workplace, where a range of different experiences, attitudes and learnings can be shared, it also creates a possible…See More
Jul 12
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Fighting Age Discrimination in the Workplace

At any given time, there are multiple generations operating in the workforce: new starters, more established professionals and those heading towards retirement.While this can create a diverse positive workplace, where a range of different experiences, attitudes and learnings can be shared, it also creates a possible…See More
Jul 11
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Counter Allegations - Who Did What When?

Experienced workplace investigators are well aware that when two or more people are in dispute, there will inevitably be differing perspectives on what 'the truth' might look like. Contentious workplace issues can often play out in a 'he said, she said' fashion, with one allegation being closely followed up by a second person's counter-allegation. Such complications should be dealt with in a fair, considered and methodical way.Separate allegations made by opposing parties will ideally be dealt…See More
Jun 21
Vince Scopelliti posted a blog post

Counter Allegations - Who Did What When?

Experienced workplace investigators are well aware that when two or more people are in dispute, there will inevitably be differing perspectives on what 'the truth' might look like. Contentious workplace issues can often play out in a 'he said, she said' fashion, with one allegation being closely followed up by a second person's counter-allegation. Such complications should be dealt with in a fair, considered and methodical way.Separate allegations made by opposing parties will ideally be dealt…See More
Jun 20
A blog post by Vince Scopelliti was featured

Managing Complaints - How To Find The Positive

When an employee complaint alleging workplace discrimination or harassment is lodged, it is usually seen as a negative moment in the life of the organisation.However, it is possible for an employer to view this as a positive phenomenon, rather than a sign of complete failure. This is because well-handled complaints can illuminate hidden corporate weaknesses, as well as any lurking issues affecting staff morale or motivation. Such information can become a valuable catalyst for positive change…See More
Jun 14

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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

Analysing Evidence: The Key Step of Workplace Investigations

Posted on August 15, 2018 at 18:00 0 Comments

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? …

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Common Issues with Workplace Mediations

Posted on August 8, 2018 at 12:56 0 Comments

Occasional conflicts and disputes are a fact of life in all workplaces. One of the best ways to defuse difficult situations, resolve office concerns and keep your staff happy is mediation. But even though this is a potentially very effective device in the employer's toolkit, workplace mediations can go wrong.

Let's take a look at the process of mediation, and some of the issues which might…

Continue

Why Employers Can't Afford to Ignore Procedural Fairness

Posted on August 1, 2018 at 11:00 0 Comments

It is important for employers to keep procedural fairness top of mind when conducting workplace investigations or taking disciplinary action.

Failing to do so can result in terminations being deemed unfair, as the recent Fair Work Commission decision of Nicholas Jarmain v…

Continue

Guarding the Vulnerable: Reporting Obligations in Focus

Posted on July 25, 2018 at 13:27 0 Comments

With the conclusion of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, Australian organisations are now on notice in relation to their ongoing child protection reporting obligations.

Mandatory reporting of particular conduct or convictions is a strong means of ensuring that those who care for the most vulnerable in our community, do not slip through the regulatory net.…

Continue

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