“Universities Accused of Failing to Tackle Sexual Misconduct” (Guardian March 2018)

“Universities Accused of Failing to Tackle Sexual Misconduct” (Guardian March 2018) As reported in a series of investigative articles by The Guardian including: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/28/uk-universities-accused-failing-tackle-sexual-misconduct We are delighted to be supporting Universities UK (UUK) in their endeavours to tackle the complex challenges presented by such serious misconduct. Though ‘sexual misconduct’ is the ‘sexy’ element that will…

Confidentiality Agreements and NDA’s – Valuable tools or license to re-offend?

Confidentiality Agreements and NDA’s – Valuable tools or license to re-offend? Prompted by a piece in ‘People Management’ at: https://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/news/articles/top-universities-paid-more-than-15-million-settlement-agreements-last-year I cannot help but wonder how many more victims of serious offending, from rapes, sexual assaults, fraud through to bullying, harassment, and other HR violations, have resulted due to poor investigation and knee jerk short-termism reaction…

Intersol accredit the accreditors!

Intersol accredit the accreditors! When Skillsfirst quality RQF assessors attended a training course for lawyers being delivered by Intersol they were so impressed that they awarded us Direct Claims status. Arguably more significantly they immediately commissioned a course for their own managers! Skillsfirst thus became the first and only training management entity to accredit their…

Managing Difficult Legal Conversations – an introduction to the world of forensic investigative interviewing for lawyers and paralegals.     Do you write out lists of questions before an interview? Want to understand how this loses critical information and detail? Come and meet our SMT at a FREE seminar event at Greater Manchester Chamber of…

Managing university misconduct cases that might constitute a criminal offence – conducting inquiries and investigations in higher education

Managing university misconduct cases that might constitute a criminal offence – conducting inquiries and investigations in higher education. 30 Oct 2018, 09:30 – 15:30, UUK, 20, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9HQ. A best practice masterclass on conducting inquiries and investigations in higher education. Following on from a successful workshop on 20 July which looked at the…

“Managing Difficult Legal Conversations” An introduction to the world of forensic investigative interviewing for lawyers and paralegals.

“Managing Difficult Legal Conversations” – An introduction to the world of forensic investigative interviewing for lawyers and paralegals. We are delighted that the Manchester Chamber have invited us to host a seminar at their Manchester offices, Elliot House,151 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3WD on Thursday 4th October 2018 between 5pm and 7pm. Join us for free refreshments…