Sexual harassment

One in ten retail workers experience sexual harassment

Employers must provide an anonymous HR service for retail workers to report harassment, experts say, after research finds that shop staff feel employers could do more

Sex discrimination claims soar

More women have come forward since the #MeToo movement, which has encouraged more to report their experiences

Employers must take more responsibility for sexual harassment

?A campaign is calling for a new law to make employers responsible for preventing sexual harassment at work

Most LGBT employees have been sexually harassed at work

?Nearly seven in 10 (68%) LGBT workers have been sexually harassed at work, according to the TUC

Workers want physical contact banned at work

As research reveals employees want workplace physical contact reduced, questions are raised on whether this will prevent harassment

Tech employees now more likely to be whistleblowers

Almost half (46%) of tech workers are more likely to report any wrongdoing now than they were before various scandals hit their sector, according to research from Indeed?

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: July

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: January

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

Third of young women still don't know how to report harassment

Despite gender pay gap reporting and #MeToo, women still face inequality in pay and significant mental health concerns at work, finds the Young Women’s Trust

Police vow to "root out" sexual harassment among staff

Research reveals staff face high levels of incidents such as leering, sexual gestures and inappropriate touching

Employers failing to tackle sexual harassment

Government, regulators and employers are failing to tackle sexual harassment at work