Is it yours - what is to be investigated?

Posted in : BEO Solutions on Workplace Investigations on 5 December 2014
Bernadette Treanor
Beo Solutions
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An investigator must be clear on what they are investigating. Sounds obvious, but in fact many investigators are not at all clear what they are investigating. They begin their investigation hoping to collect all the information they can about the incident and possibly thinking that they can clear it all up when making their report. Unfortunately this fails to bring a planned and structured approach to the investigation and my view is that almost certainly the result will be a reflection of that. I will deal with the overall planning of an investigation in another article but this article focuses on what is to be investigated.

I am using theft as the working example but

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Bernadette Treanor
Beo Solutions

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