Your employer is responsible for ensuring that you are not bullied or harassed whilst at work. If you are being bullied or harassed, you may be able to bring a claim against your employer.
Harassment is unwanted conduct related to a relevant protected characteristic, which has the purpose or effect of violating an individual’s dignity or creating an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for that individual.
Bullying may be characterised as offensive, intimidating, malicious or insulting behaviour, or an abuse or misuse of power through means that undermine, humiliate, denigrate or injure the recipient.
Bullying and harassment can be by one co-worker to another, an individual in a position of authority or involve a group of people.
We understand that experiencing bullying and harassment can be very distressing. We are here to support you and use our experience and expertise to help you decide upon the best action to take. We will explain what is involved in claiming against your employer and guide you through the process.
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Tuesday 13th October 2020
Redundancies – Do’s and Dont’s
With a number of sectors hit by the current economic downturn we are now starting to see a number of businesses look to reduce cost by reducing staff numbers. The majority of businesses making staff cuts have seen a genuine downturn in business, and as a result have genuine redundancy situations. It is still however important that any redundancy process …
Sunday 28th June 2020
Ready for Flexible Furlough?
What is flexible furlough? From 1st July, you’ll have the flexibility to bring previously furloughed employees back to work part time, you can decide the hours and shift patterns they work to suit the needs of your business – you’ll pay their wages for the time they’re in work and can apply for a scheme grant to cover any of their normal …