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Why outsource your employment investigations? 

Employment investigations are crucial for resolving workplace disputes, ensuring legal compliance, and maintaining a positive work environment. However, conducting investigations internally can pose several challenges, such as lack of time, resources, expertise, or independence. That’s why outsourcing your employment investigations to a professional and experienced third-party provider can be a smart and strategic decision for your organisation. 

So, how can ViewHR Help you with Investigations? 

Outsourcing investigations to ViewHR offers a range of benefits that can enhance the effectiveness, efficiency, and fairness of addressing complex workplace issues. Here are some key advantages: 

Impartiality and Objectivity: We provide an impartial perspective, ensuring investigations are conducted without any internal biases that might affect the outcome. This helps maintain fairness and credibility in the process. 

Neutral Third Party: As an external provider, ViewHR can objectively assess the situation, which is particularly important in cases involving senior staff or sensitive issues where internal politics might influence the investigation. 

Expertise and Experience: Our network of consultants and solicitors have extensive experience and specialized knowledge in handling complex investigations, including harassment, discrimination, and misconduct. This expertise ensures thorough and accurate investigations. 

Professional Conduct: Having experienced and trained investigators ensures professionalism and adherence to best practices, ensuring that the investigation process is legally compliant and ethically sound. 

Efficiency and Timeliness: Outsourcing allows companies to address issues promptly without overburdening their internal People Team. ViewHR can dedicate focused resources to ensure timely completion of investigations. 

Confidentiality and Sensitivity: ViewHR ensures that all information related to the investigation is handled with the utmost confidentiality, protecting the privacy of all parties involved. 

Sensitive Approach: Experienced investigators are adept at managing sensitive situations with discretion, reducing the potential for further distress to complainants and respondents. 

Comprehensive Reporting: ViewHR provides thorough and detailed reports on the investigation’s findings, supporting companies in making informed decisions based on evidence. 

Clear Recommendations: Alongside the investigation report, ViewHR offers clear, actionable recommendations to address issues and improve workplace practices. 

Legal Compliance: ViewHR ensures that investigations comply with relevant employment laws and regulations, reducing the risk of legal repercussions for the company. 

Tribunal Claims: A correctly executed investigation can be the difference between costly legal fees and a potential Employment Tribunal claim or a successful and correct resolution. 

Enhanced Employee Trust and Morale: Outsourcing investigations to a professional organisation such as ViewHR demonstrates the company’s commitment to fairness, which can enhance trust among employees. 

Positive Workplace Culture: Addressing issues effectively and transparently contributes to a positive workplace culture where employees feel valued and protected. 

Cost-Effective: Outsourcing can be a cost-effective alternative to key HR or People employees taking time away from ‘business as usual’ for internal investigators or investing in extensive and costly training for managers who do not have dedicated time to designate to an investigation (often in excess of 30 hours). 

If you want to ensure a fair and thorough investigation of any workplace issues, without disrupting your HR team, outsourcing is the best option for you.  

ViewHR has a team of experienced and qualified investigators who can handle any type of case, from bullying and harassment to fraud and misconduct. We will provide you with a comprehensive and impartial report that will help you resolve the issue and prevent future problems.  

Contact us today to find out how we can help you create a positive and productive workplace culture.