Without prejudice vs. protected conversations: Getting it right
A HR guide to the distinct differences between without prejudice and protected conversations, their advantages and limitations.
SA Law's 2016 HR Forum programme identified without prejudice & protected conversations as a key topic and one that HR Teams should make sure they know to use properly and strategically to gain the best outcomes and to avoid potential pitfalls which could leave them at risk.
Many employers are familiar with the concepts of 'without prejudice' and 'protected conversations' as a means to facilitate exit negotiations with employees. However, both terms are frequently used incorrectly. Without a full appreciation of their advantages and their limitations employers can unwittingly use the wrong terms and leave themselves exposed.
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