Workplace Investigations Specialist in Australia and New Zealand

How to Ready Your Workplace for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

There is no doubt that the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting individuals and businesses on a global scale. Even though there are effective treatment and control plans being developed and put in place by world health experts, large numbers of people are still falling into the all-too-common trap of mob mentality, which is [...]

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Probation is not an Excuse for Unequal Treatment

Denying employees on probation their full range of workplace rights and entitlements can have serious financial and legal consequences for you and your business, as demonstrated in a recent FWC case that shows what can happen if you mistreat  your probationary employees to save money, but break the law in the [...]

Bullying Makes Star Employees Run for the Hills

When there’s a bully in the workplace, the best performing workers will often be the first out the door, according to a Sunshine Coast workplace bullying expert. Natalie Thomasen of Maroochydore investigation firm, Synergy Workplace Investigations said leaving a bully to continue their behaviour unchecked can have a profound impact on the talent base [...]

Code of Conduct Policies

Being stood down or dismissed from a working role can be a heartbreaking and potentially life impacting change, so when your working life is uprooted because of seemingly innocuous acts like talking on the phone during work hours, it can seem to be obvious grounds for an unfair dismissal case unless these decisions are [...]

External Workplace Investigations Specialist – Why Engage One?

Why engage an independent and impartial workplace investigations specialist to investigate code of conduct complaints such as workplace bullying, sexual harassment, discrimination and serious misconduct? Investigating workplace misconduct complaints such as bullying and sexual harassment, as well as general disputes between employees or acts of serious misconduct, can sometimes be a complex and time-consuming [...]

How to Build Your Whistleblower Program

If you haven’t already, now is a great time to start working on your whistleblower policy and procedures in line with new laws coming into force from August. Read on to find out how to put your program together. Under changes to the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2018, public companies and large [...]

Thank You 2018

This year (2018) has seen some exciting milestone reached for Synergy Workplace Investigation. Here's what we did: WELCOMING MORE TEAM MEMBERS We welcomed five new team members; three investigators with a wealth of knowledge and experience, a new company CFO/CTO who is keeping us on track with finance and up to [...]

By |2019-07-18T11:12:43+10:00December 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments