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Expert workplace investigations

For many organisations getting an experienced external investigator is becoming a growing requirement. Whether it is for workplace grievances, allegations of bullying, harassment, discrimination, misconduct or whistleblowing, managers who have traditionally handled investigations have less time and expertise to undertake this type of specialist work. 

Employment legislation is ever changing which leaves organisations vulnerable when investigations are handled by less experienced internal managers. 

Investigation services 

At The HR Lounge we offer a high quality, cost effective and efficient service to help organisations manage these issues. Each of our investigators has served as a HR director in a range of large and complex organisations including local authorities, police forces, NHS trusts and government departments. 

We have a solid and successful track record of handling the most complex and sensitive investigations including: 

  • Grievance investigations
  • Disciplinary investigations
  • Whistleblowing investigations
  • Investigations emanating from Freedom of information requests
  • Code of conduct investigations 

Confidential workplace investigations 

Each investigation requires the upmost sensitivity, objectivity and discretion.  At The HR Lounge we come to each investigation with an impartial view and create an environment and ethos which allows for individuals to be able to speak openly and be treated with dignity. 

Many of our investigations involve access to very sensitive material and absolute confidentiality has been required. A number of our clients commission us specifically because they know that their cases will be dealt within a transparent but discrete manner. We have a track record of detailed, coherent and quality-assured reports and will act as witnesses for the client at any employment tribunals that should result from action. To date, none of our cases has resulted in an employment tribunal hearing for any of our clients. 

Highly skilled HR investigators 

We have built up trusted relationships with our clients and many now use our services on an ongoing basis.  We pride ourselves in always delivering on time and within agreed client budgets. 

The HR Lounge provides fully integrated investigations using our highly skilled specialist investigators.  We put our clients’ interests at the very heart of our service.  Our added value is to provide a ‘lesson-learnt’ service to our clients’ organisation. 

Contact us for an informal chat. 








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