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  • How courageous conversations can resolve workplace conflicts

    Date:
    25 June 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Why do so many managers shy away from having tough conversations with employees? Knowing what to say at the right time can help nip conflicts and other issues in the bud, explains Tania Coke from workplace mediation specialists Consensio.

  • Date:
    10 February 2017
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    Can employers have rules on personal relationships at work? Is it harassment for a worker to ask a colleague out on a date? Is it ever appropriate for a line manager to interfere in an employee's love life? With Valentine's Day approaching, we look at 10 potential problems with workplace romances.

  • Put in place a policy on personal relationships at work

    Type:
    Tasks

  • How to manage personal relationships at work

    Type:
    How to

    Practical guidance on managing personal relationships at work.

  • Workplace relationships policy and impact: 2012 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    26 March 2012
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Intimate relationships at work can lead to problems such as favouritism and decreased morale. We find out how to establish and implement an effective policy to deal with these issues.

  • Employer approaches to workplace relationships: 2012 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    26 March 2012
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Employers are most likely to intervene in workplace relationships where employees display overt sexual behaviour or embark on a love affair, or if a manager has a relationship with a subordinate, according to XpertHR research.

  • Policy on personal relationships at work

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model policy on personal relationships at work.

  • Personal relationships at work quiz

    Type:
    Line manager briefings

    A quiz for line managers to test their knowledge on personal relationships at work.

  • Personal relationships at work

    Type:
    Line manager briefings

    Line manager briefing looking at the subject of managing romantic or family relationships at work, including disclosure of personal relationships and dealing with unacceptable behaviour and a breakdown of relationships.

  • Dismissed because married to the MD

    Date:
    1 December 1999
    Type:
    Law reports

    An employee who agreed severance terms following the takeover of a cleaning contract on which was employed, was in effect dismissed because she was married to the managing director of the firm which had lost the contract, and was therefore unlawfully discriminated against, holds an Ashford employment tribunal (Chair: D E de Saxe) in Smith v ISS Servisystem Ltd.

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