All employees have the right to feel safe and secure in their places of work, as they should in all aspects of their lives. But what happens when a person is violated sexually at work? I want to tell you about a victim who is taking on the financial might of a City institution to fight for her rights.
Employees may risk losing certain protections when the UK leaves the EU.
Hina Belitz, specialist employment lawyer at Excello Law, talks about Netflix going overboard with its sexual harassment policy.
Recent events have brought more attention to sexual harassment in the workplace, but knowing how to fight against such issues is still not fully understood. To give bosses a more in-depth view of what can be done, we asked experts what procedures should be put in place ? and what staff expect the process to be like.
Staff need to know you’ll take their claims of harassment seriously. Capital Law’s Mary Goldsbrough gives advice on which policies you should have in place and how to ensure staff know what to do when such an event occurs.
Sexual harassment is still prevalent in the modern workplace. But while much emphasis is placed on bolstering the right policies, is there a way bosses can spot whether the workplace itself needs an urgent change?
The movement calling out sexual harassment has led to an increase in male managers shirking responsibilities towards female colleagues.
Amanda Boyd, professional support employment lawyer at LHS Solicitors, says all businesses should approach sexual harassment claims with a degree of sensitivity and diplomacy.
A month after House of Cards producer Media Rights Capital had some of its sexual harassment policy leaked, Facebook publishes its own in its entirety.
Popular series House of Cards has come to a close, but it highlights how the production company behind it made good on a promise to support staff in a memo regarding sexual harassment.
Sadly, there have been numerous disturbing stories and allegations around abuse and assault across Hollywood and Westminster. Some examples include sexual harassment in the workplace, which can arise from subtle circumstances ? and from sources employers might not expect.
Sexual harassment isn’t as straight-forward a topic as we’d like. There are numerous avenues to explore ? we unveiled that its very definition changed depending on gender as well as age ? such as the situation not always involving a man abusing a woman.