Investigations into Alleged Misconduct: Police Involvement

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 15 August 2017
Patricia Rooney
Tughans

“I am a HR Manager of a business and believe one of our employees has stolen some money.  When the matter came to light we reported the incident to the Police and the PSNI are currently investigating the matter.  What can I do about this employee, considering the ongoing Police investigation?”

You have not indicated whether you have suspended the employee. Subject to your contractual rights to suspend, it would be advisable to suspend the employee pending the outcome of your own investigation.  You should write to the individual suspending him/her from employment, providing

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This article is correct at 15/08/2017
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Patricia Rooney
Tughans

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