Anti-bullying Week is a timely reminder for employers to look at the growing risk of cyber bullying at work. David Webb, an employment adviser at Acas, looks at examples and gives tips on what employers can do to prevent it.
Updated to reflect current terminology, include recent research and provide additional guidance on creating an inclusive workplace for transgender employees.
Updated to include information on trends in employer responses to bullying.
On this week's XpertHR Weekly, we discuss workplace bullying and the practical steps that employers can take to deal with bullying if it occurs.
Investigations into allegations of cyber bullying or harassment can be time-consuming and delicate. A piece of data analysis software might be able to help, discovers Cath Everett.
A model dignity at work policy, which includes definitions and examples of bullying and harassment and details of how your organisation tackles bullying and harassment.
A model combined equal opportunities and dignity at work policy for smaller employers.
A model policy on dealing with complaints of harassment and bullying, which includes details of how employees can make a complaint of harassment and how your organisation responds to complaints.
A model policy on investigating claims of bullying and harassment, which sets out your organisation's approach towards bullying and harassment.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to bullying and harassment.