Bullying

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.

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

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

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