More than 1 in 3 employees in the UK reveal they’ve been bullied at work in the last three years.
The Internet Safety Strategy was launched last year, aiming to make the UK the safest place in the world to be online amidst the growing international phenomenon of cyber bullying.
Following recent allegations of a bullying culture in Westminster, bullying in the workplace has once again become a topical issue. So what legal obligations do employers face to ensure bullying-free workplaces?
Are our workplaces failing to protect victims of bullies? That might be one conclusion when we look at research by the TUC which found that over a third of workers are bullied and if you are a woman that figure is likely to be higher.
You need to address someone’s hygiene, a member of staff has started to cry after a fault you called them up on, or a bully has been flagged in the workplace. As boss, you’ll undoubtedly come across uncomfortable situations and awkward conversations such as these.
Following the demise of her manufacturing business, Jan Cavelle explains how unjustified returns and the growing compensation culture contributed.
Just recently we have seen a report which looks into Mark Clarke’s conduct, the Tory who has been accused of bullying and was named in Elliott Johnson’s suicide note – a colleague who had previously made complaints against Clarke.
On the back of social media platform Instagram demanding British-based anti-litter app Littergram change its name to avoid confusion, we look at some of the other recent examples of big business bullying.
Britain's IT professionals have the potential to become the next globally-hailed billionaire business celebrity, according to a study, which revealed they share personality types with six world-famous tech industry leaders.
Do you think you’re being unfairly pushed out of your job? Well, you’re not alone. It’s a scenario that is happening to employees of all seniority across the country, explains Rhian Radia, employment law partner at Hodge Jones & Allen.
From Lady Gaga forcing her personal assistant to sleep in the same bed as her, to the boss who asked to snort cocaine from his PA's "exposed breasts", there is certainly a lot that businesses leaders can learn about avoiding lawsuits from the celebrity world.
A woman recruited from India to work in Britain was recently awarded nearly £184,000 compensation in one of the UK’s first claims of caste discrimination.