Harassment

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  • Date:
    15 August 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    A TUC report on sexual harassment in the workplace has found that 52% of women have experienced some form of sexual harassment at work. Stephen Simpson sets the record straight on 10 myths about workplace sexual harassment.

  • Podcast: Workplace bullying

    Date:
    20 November 2015
    Type:
    Audio and video

    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.

  • Analysis of Acas helpline calls reveals bullying is on the rise

    Date:
    17 November 2015
    Type:
    News

    An Acas study has revealed that workplace bullying is becoming more common across the UK and many employees are too afraid to speak up.

  • Case of the week: Crime-prevention defence under Protection from Harassment Act 1997

    Date:
    5 June 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    In this week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, the Supreme Court considers a claim under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 that was brought by one employee against another.

  • Bullying

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Good practice guidance discussing what workplace bullying is and the business case for eliminating it, along with practical guidance on how to do this.

  • How to deal with bullying and harassment: 2012 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    19 November 2012
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Bullying and harassment are widespread issues in the workplace and can best be tackled using mediation, training and employee awareness campaigns, according to XpertHR research. Although two-thirds of respondents say that this type of behaviour rarely occurs, there is room for employers to improve employee understanding of the issue and to ensure that breaches can be reported privately, and investigated in a skilled and independent manner.

  • Bullying and harassment

    Type:
    Line manager briefings

    Line manager briefing looking at bullying and harassment, including harassment as a form of unlawful discrimination and employers' liability for harassment. It also explores how to deal effectively with bullying or harassment.

  • Wellbeing

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Good practice guide discussing the business case for investing in employee wellbeing and how to develop and implement a wellbeing programme.

  • Bullying and harassment quiz

    Type:
    Line manager briefings

    A quiz for line managers to test their knowledge on the law and practice relating to bullying and harassment.

  • Rayment v Ministry of Defence

    Date:
    10 March 2010
    Type:
    Law reports

    The High Court has awarded damages for injury and distress under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997.

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