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Islamophobia affecting majority of Muslims at work

An overwhelming majority of Muslim employees in the UK are suffering religious abuse at work.

Banter tribunals on the rise

Employment tribunals where defendants claimed their remarks were just banter rose by 45% in 2021, according to research from law firm GQ Littler.

Men holding each other accountable could fix toxic culture in gaming

Men should do more to hold each other accountable when witnessing workplace sexism, according to Abi Odell, people and culture manager at Excel Esport.

What to do when leadership fails, part two

If a business leader makes a mistake, insisting that they resign means we miss the opportunity to learn valuable lessons and build better leaders and businesses, finds Jo Gallacher.

What to do when leadership fails, part one

If a business leader makes a mistake, insisting that they resign means we miss the opportunity to learn valuable lessons and build better leaders and businesses, finds Jo Gallacher.

Investigations into cultural practices: when should HR bring in outside help?

Proper external investigative practice requires impartiality, significant resources, and a detailed understanding of the organisation’s culture, experts have warned.

Sexual harassment on the rise as remote work blurs social boundaries

Law firm Royds Withy King has warned of an uptick in sexual harassment at work due to more hybrid working.

Euro 2020 online abuse leads to calls for employer involvement

The result of last night’s (11 July) Euro 2021 final has led to a significant increase in racist and hateful comments on social media that are being traced back to the commenters’ employers.

Tackling bullying and harassment issues in the remote workforce

Bullying and sexual harassment have become high areas of concern for organisations operating in every industry.

One in five Brits quit their job due to toxic culture

One in five (21%) Brits quit their job due to toxic workplace culture, according to Breathe’s Culture Economy 2020 report.

Quarter of employees suffer bullying or discrimination at work

Employers should introduce policies to protect employees from bullying and discrimination based on gender, age or sexual orientation

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