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How the High Court Assesses the Credibility of Parties and Witnesses

Posted in : BEO Solutions on Workplace Investigations on 30 October 2014
Bernadette Treanor
Beo Solutions

Bernadette Treanor writes:


In almost every workplace investigation there is a moment when the investigator will have to consider “who do I believe” and reach a conclusion. In bullying investigations for example, the complainant’s and the respondent’s versions of events may be diametrically opposed. Worse still, they may be very similar with only nuanced differences. Likewise in disciplinary investigations where a particular version of events is presented by the person being investigated the investigator will have to decide whether not to accept that version as a valid or correct

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Bernadette Treanor
Beo Solutions

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