Employment Investigations


Organisation profile

La Touche Training specialise in legal training for engineers in a range of areas including: Expert witness and witness familiarisation training, accident and employment investigation training, technical report writing, and courtroom and cross examination skills. Since 1995 we have trained over 90,000 delegates and our training courses are popular with engineers in local authorities, government departments and a wide range of small and large commercial organisations.

Training aim

This two day training programme is designed to give practical guidance on best practice in relation to employment and disciplinary investigations. 

Learning objectives

Learn how to respond to employee complaints and workplace grievances

Consider discrimination, fraud and bullying claims

Understand the importance of grievance procedures and codes of conduct

Learn how to conduct a practical and best practice internal employment investigation

Focus, in a practical way, on key aspects of procedures including investigative interviewing, note taking, cautioning and report writing

Learn how to weigh up the evidence so as to comply with legal requirement

Course outline

Delegates will learn by focusing on the practical aspects of an investigatory or disciplinary process. The training will cover areas such as fact finding, note taking, investigative interviewing, weighing up the evidence and report writing so as to comply with the employees right to “natural and constitutional” justice at all times. This is done through practical exercises and roleplays on specific case studies with feedback from the trainer who is a qualified lawyer.

Trainer's profile

All of our training is conducted by our team of barristers and solicitors. All our trainers are qualified lawyers as well as trained trainers. All of our trainers are very experienced and are skilled with helping delegates to get the most out of each course.

Course duration

2 Days

Assessment & certification

All delegates are assessed on the course and are given a certificate on completion of the programme.

Who should attend

Engineers with responsibility for staff including managers, supervisors, senior engineers, human resource staff and health & safety personnel.