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Top tips for Investigators

In early editions of our newsletter “From every angle” we had a regular item “Top Tips for Investigators”. Here they are assembled in one place as a useful resource.

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Useful case law for Investigators – 1

Standard of investigation critical in career-threatening dismissal In Tykocki v Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust the EAT considered the standard of disciplinary investigation required where a dismissal had career-threatening consequences. Tycocki was a healthcare …

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Useful links

Thoughtful practitioners stay in touch with the latest developments and sound professional advice. You will find here links to those organisations in the field of investigation and dispute resolution that B3sixty knows and trusts. Advisory …

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Acas Code on Discipline – 10 common pitfalls

In unfair dismissal claims, employment tribunals take the “Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures” into account where relevant,  and may increase an award of compensation by up to 25% for an employer’s unreasonable …

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The Acas Guide on Conducting Workplace Investigations – a B3sixty commentary

In October 2015 Acas published its latest guide, ‘Conducting Workplace Investigations’ that describes a six-step process that employers of all sizes must (by law) and should (by following good practice) make when conducting an investigation. Acas’s …

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Reaching a settlement agreement – the legal framework

This paper, by Sally Cowen, B3sixty Director and Barrister at Cloisters, sets out clearly all the legal considerations relating to the negotiation of a Settlement Agreement, including the critical distinction between “protected conversations” and “without prejudice” discussions. …

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