Focus On…Handling Investigations


8:30am - 4:30pm

The Digital Greenhouse

£425 per person


Paul Beard, Barrister and ACAS Conciliator

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This professional course is designed for the HR community, business owners and senior managers and will provide practical HR training exploring the more complex people and HR matters encountered in the workplace.

Course Overview

  • Understand the relevance of investigations in the workplace and when to use them
  • Develop a greater understanding of the process and how to conduct a fair and objective investigation
  • What should be included in the investigation report and next steps
  • Practical case study where the technical information can be put in practice

Benefits To You & Your Organisation

  • Update and further your existing knowledge in complex areas of HR and people management
  • Improve your management skills and increase confidence in addressing these matters as they arise
  • Learn to embed elements of these practices within the business to ensure matters are identified at an early stage
  • Create effective practice and processes to protect the business from Employment & Discrimination Tribunal claims and disputes

Learning Methods

The training will be provided by Paul Beard, a UK Barrister and ACAS trainer and conciliator who will be providing his insights, drawing upon his vast experience on complex HR matters and tribunal findings. The presentation elements of the training will be presented remotely.

Focus HR Consultants shall facilitate the session incorporating practical application of the technical aspects presented, including group discussions and breakout sessions to promote collaborative learning.

Each course will incorporate a case study and lessons learned from Tribunal findings while providing you with guidance and practical skills for application in the workplace.

This course can be attended as a standalone training course, or as a three part series in conjunction with the Focus On…Managing Grievances and Focus On…Managing Disciplinaries  courses.

The numbers of attendees per session will be limited for maximum value and to ensure the best possible learning outcomes.


Attendees who enroll on the three part series of courses will benefit from the discounted cost of £795 for all three training courses.

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Data Protection

Personal data will be collected for the sole purpose of course management and managed in accordance with the Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2017 (‘the Law’).  When you enroll on a course we will collect your first and last name, contact email addresses, contact phone numbers and other similar contact data.

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