Intersol Global Retained by UCL for External Investigation Support

  Intersol are delighted to be contracted by University College London (UCL) as their external investigation experts and will provide investigation training, advice, and operational support where needed, to UCL staff responsible for conducting workplace inquiries into misconduct, particularly those of a serious nature or where the misconduct might amount to criminality. This is a…

Are memories reliable? Expert explains how they change more than we realise

Are memories reliable? Expert explains how they change more than we realise. (Acknowledgements to The Conversation and Robert Nash @ Aston Uni). https://theconversation.com/are-memories-reliable-expert-explains-how-they-change-more-than-we-realise-106461?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest%20from%20The%20Conversation%20for%20December%2017%202018%20-%201188310823&utm_content=Latest%20from%20The%20Conversation%20for%20December%2017%202018%20-%201188310823+CID_f92e740af763da5de4f28b4aff456ced&utm_source=campaign_monitor_uk&utm_term=as%20Robert%20Nash%20explains Precisely why it’s vital to capture victim and witness accounts as promptly as possible if you want accuracy and reliable detail in any investigative context. Do not ‘set them up (or yourself) to…

Bigger and better office space for Intersol Global Operations and Academy

Bigger and better office space for Intersol Global Operations and Academy.       In readiness for 2019 Intersol have completed their planed relocation into larger office space within their Cheadle House Academy in South Manchester. This move will enable a number of business developments including the provision of a world ‘first’, a truly independent…

Intersol and Indico formalise their strategic partnership

Intersol and Indico formalise their strategic partnership. The worlds cutting edge evidence recording solution has partnered with the worlds leading investigative interviewing practitioners to deliver ‘Extraordinary Case Management’ (ECM®) converting information into evidence and helping you to professionalise your investigations today to protect scrutiny of them tomorrow. Some facts about written note-taking v digital recording: After…

Sexual Offence Investigation In Australasian Universities

Sexual Offence Investigation In Australasian Universities. Are you alarmed at the standard of investigation in your university? Is safety of your students of paramount concern? Have you experience of discipline hearings in Higher education? Do you manage high risk university investigations? The Australasian University Safer Community Conference (AUSCC) is an opportunity for practitioners in the…

Universities failing to tackle sex harassment by staff, says report

Universities failing to tackle sex harassment by staff, says report One PhD student told researchers: “I put my faith in the process, and I really regret having done that because they didn’t get it right. They didn’t have the requisite training, they didn’t have the requisite understanding.” (The Guardian November 2018). Link to article here: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/26/universities-failing-to-tackle-sex-harassment-by-staff-says-report…

“One of the best training days ever”

“One of the best training days ever” Not the opinion of the team at Intersol but that of a delegate a recent training session, Michael Handley an accountant from Flow Cloud Accountants who has given us permission to use detail from his tweets following the course: Do you have to handle difficult conversations? Do you…

“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…

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…