Free HR Forum ~ Workplace Investigations ~ Rubicon & Ellis Jones

Workplace Investigations

Rubicon Recruitment and Ellis Jones are delighted to invite you to the FREE HR Forum – a monthly session for HR Professionals to explore, and discuss, topics of interest within their field with other like-minded professionals.

Hosted by Jess Comolly-Jones (Director, Rubicon) and Kate Brooks (Head of HR and Employment Law Partner, Ellis Jones) you’ll benefit from the opportunity to network with peers and share advice & best practice.

This months’ HR Forum will focus on Workplace Investigations and will take place remotely through Zoom on Wednesday 21st of February at 11am.

Cultivate a deep understanding in Workplace Investigations by exploring proven techniques to handle sensitive issues, conduct thorough enquiries, and ensure fair outcomes.  Learn how to enhance your skills and foster a healthier, more productive, work environment.

Kate and Jess will explore the processes and procedures of workplace investigations, informing you of best practices and providing you with the insight to turn into real life application in your workplace.  In this session, they’ll cover:

  • Establishing a clear investigation process and timeline
  • Interview techniques and evidence gathering strategies
  • Addressing harassment and discrimination complaints with empathy
  • Balancing confidentiality and transparency during investigations

As a valued member of our HR community, we believe this event will provide you with invaluable insights to help you and your business thrive in the ever-evolving HR landscape.

Kate Brooks is a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ by The Legal 500 and is a Partner at Ellis Jones.  Kate specialises in Employment Law and HR Advice.  Kate acts for many local businesses and her work includes: defending Employment Tribunal claims; negotiating termination deals; preparing/reviewing/amending employment documentation; advising on employment status; data protection; how to change terms and conditions of employment; restrictions after the end of employment; HR consultancy service; HR training, and preparing & negotiating settlement agreements.

Jess Comolly-Jones is Rubicon Recruitment’s Director of Office Division and Senior Appointments.  A recruitment specialist with over 17 years’ experience in the industry, Jess regularly works with clients, closely with HR Professionals/Hiring Managers and Senior Management, across a range of sectors – including aerospace, technology, distribution, and manufacturing/product.  You can find and connect with Jess on LinkedIn.


21 Feb 2024


11:00 am - 12:00 pm




Abigail Reeves
01202 680311