‘Disclosure’ V ‘Report’ (in an investigation context). Does it Matter?

‘Disclosure’ V ‘Report’ (in an investigation context). Does it Matter? Are they one and the same? What impact does it have on justice? Do semantics matter? In short, No, Lots, and Yes, I suggest! Dictionary definitions (and Google!) do little to define or clarify the difference and their impact on an investigation so let me…

Interview Recording in Japan – A history!

Interview Recording in Japan 18yrs ago I was privileged to hold a position as the Force Interview Manager for Greater Manchester Police (GMP), known then as a ‘Tier 5’. I was particularly proud on being the first support staff ISO in the UK appointed to this position full time in 2006; the pinnacle of a…

Intersol COO Presenter and Panel Member for Association of Corporate Investigators

Intersol COO Presenter and Panel Member for Association of Corporate Investigators ACI’s interactive one day workshop (https://www.my-aci.com/uploads/1/1/9/2/119293279/agenda.html.docx ) will enhance and develop the decision-making ability of delegates, featuring a complex real-life example allegation where delegates will decide what, when and why to utilise investigative tools including: open source research, digital forensics, eDiscovery, investigative interviewing and…

Intersol Awarded Direct Claims Status by Regulator

Intersol Awarded Direct Claims Status by Regulator. Always delighted to finish the week with good news! Skillsfirst assessed the quality of our training delivery earlier this month and we’re delighted to receive the following formal confirmation that we have had our direct claims status renewed for another year: “Following recent external verification, I am pleased…

BBC News: UK universities face ‘gagging order’ criticism

BBC News: UK universities face ‘gagging order’ criticism “UK universities are being accused of using “gagging orders” to stop bullying, discrimination and sexual misconduct allegations becoming public. Dozens of academics have told BBC News they were “harassed” out of their jobs and made to sign non-disclosure agreements after making complaints. Figures obtained by the BBC…

Intersol ‘Bottle’ 300 Years of Interviewing Expertise for UK Policing.

Intersol ‘Bottle’ 300 Years of Interviewing Expertise for UK Policing. Are you a police force struggling with resource and finance? Would you like to save tens of thousands of pounds and keep your officers operational? Are you passionate about investigation competence and your reputation? If so please take a moment to reflect on this serious…

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Friday Feedback – LNER Achieve Level 3 Investigative Interviewing Accreditation

Friday Feedback – LNER Achieve Level 3 Investigative Interviewing Accreditation LNER recognise the value of reliable, detailed and accurate investigations in the workplace and continue to support development of their staff with this unique accreditation by the team at Intersol Global. Delivered earlier this week at LNER’s York training base to a mixed cohort from…

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Intersol Global Partner With Thinking Audit to Deliver Training and Associated Services

Intersol Global Partner With Thinking Audit to Deliver Training and Associated Services Thinking Audit is a fresh and dynamic approach to the profession so it was inevitable that after initial meetings it has been decided to fuse their technical audit skills with the ‘softer’ skills of Intersol. Watch this space for the launch of a…

Criminal Procedure and Investigation (C.P.I.A.) Act 1996 Training – Case Study

Criminal Procedure and Investigation (C.P.I.A.) Act 1996 Training – Case Study.   Requirements Against a background of well-documented recent miscarriages of justice resulting from investigation disclosure shortcomings a national regulator identified a C.P.I.A. training need for employees. Recent examples include: https://www.gardencourtchambers.co.uk/prosecution-case-collapses-in-the-face-of-serious-disclosure-failings/ and https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43923056 The corporate cost of failed investigations as a result of poor disclosure…