Bullying

Quarter of BAME staff bullied or harassed at work

One year on from the launch of the Race At Work Charter, firms are still failing to prevent racially-motivated bullying and provide equal opportunities for BAME staff

PPMA launches campaign to tackle public sector bullying

The Public Services People Managers Association (PPMA) has launched a campaign calling for bullying in the public sector to be treated as a public health issue

New government proposals launched on harassment

?Women and equalities minister Penny Mordaunt has launched plans to protect staff from sexual harassment, as two separate reports find extensive bullying and harassment in Westminster

WhatsApp in the workplace

Using WhatsApp for work can bring both advantages and disadvantages, so employers must stay on top of who is using it, when and why

Bad bosses creating toxic workplaces

As fresh allegations emerge of bullying and toxic work cultures in high-profile organisations, research has found that bad bosses are largely to blame

People with disfigurements experiencing discrimination

More than a third (36%) of people with facial disfigurements have been discriminated against in job applications, according to charity Changing Faces

Conflict at work linked to mental health issues

Workplace conflict may be behind a rise in mental ill health among employees, research has suggested

Legislation on non-disclosure agreements to change

?New proposals to prevent employers from using gagging clauses to cover up wrongdoing have been put forward

The 12 months of 2018: September

It's been an eventful year for HR-related issues hitting the headlines. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown revisits each month's most notable happenings

The 12 months of 2018: May

It's been an eventful year for HR-related issues hitting the headlines. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown revisits each month's most notable happenings

Debt, separation and bullying top mental health concerns

Employers were asked about the main issues around poor mental health of their employees

Gautier: Clearly define bullying to stop it

Having a clear definition of workplace bullying can help prevent it, according to chartered psychologist and academic Chantal Gautier