Commentary and analysis

All items: Bullying and harassment

  • Sexual harassment in a pandemic: why staff are more vulnerable

    5 October 2020

    With fewer people in the office and the increased likelihood of lone working and online abuse, there is a heightened risk of sexual harassment. Maria Strauss outlines a 10-point plan that should help HR teams tackle this.

  • Is it time for specific anti-bullying legislation?

    12 March 2020

    There are a few avenues available to employees wishing to seek legal redress after being bullied in the workplace, but no specific anti-bullying legislation yet exists. Bina Patel, senior associate in the employment team at law firm Kingsley Napley LLP, explains why such a law would improve access to justice for all.

  • Are UK employers lagging behind Europe in response to #MeToo?

    20 December 2018

    Only two-thirds of UK employers have taken action to prevent sexual harassment - a proportion that is significantly below the European average. With this in mind, and as the government reveals a new plan to address harassment, Stephan Swinkels from Littler's international practice explains what employers should prioritise.

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