A model letter to an external witness requesting a witness statement.
A model letter inviting a witness to attend an investigatory meeting.
Line manager briefing looking at conducting investigations, including practical guidance on dealing with witnesses and documents, and suspending the employee who is being investigated.
Good practice guidance discussing how a disciplinary investigation should be conducted, including suspension from work, witness statements and the features of an investigatory interview.
In this case, a care worker was held to have been fairly dismissed, despite the tribunal's reservations about how the employer handled witness evidence during the disciplinary process.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to witnesses to incidents or events giving rise to disciplinary investigations.