On 21 July 2021 the Government published its long-awaited response to the consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace. In this briefing we explain the Government’s commitments and what they will mean in practice.
This week marks sexual abuse and sexual violence awareness week. Most employers are aware of their obligations to prevent abuse and violence in the workplace, but with lines blurring between the home and the office should employers support those suffering at home?
In the recent case of Royal Mail Group v Jhuti (Jhuti), the Supreme Court ruled that an employer who had been manipulated into dismissing an employee for a false reason was liable for unfair dismissal based on the hidden reason…
Employers should take note of new guidance from the Equalities and Human Rights Commission covering sexual harassment and other forms of harassment at work.
A recent survey by Totaljobs of almost 6,000 UK workers revealed that 66% of them had either dated or considered dating, a colleague.