TITLE

…gather evidence for tribunal

PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
People Management;9/16/2010, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article looks at the key areas to consider how an employment tribunal in Great Britain would scrutinize evidence. It highlights the importance that the employer recognizes the occurrence of a fair and thorough investigation. It also stresses the need to ensure the reliability, credibility and weight of the evidence. In addition, the article explains the need to distinguish between facts, assumptions and opinions in holding investigations and dealing with grievance and disciplinary matters.
ACCESSION #
54339163

 

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