Conflict 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.

Hot topic: Do business boycotts risk dividing the workplace? Part two

Boycotting countries for moral or political reasons is nothing new, yet this decision may punish employees who have no control over where they are born.

Hot topic: Do business boycotts risk dividing the workplace? Part one

Boycotting countries for moral or political reasons is nothing new, yet this decision may punish employees who have no control over where they are born. Following the instigation of a Russian invasion...

How can HR manage coronavirus conflict in the workplace?

As UK businesses start to reopen offices across the country, many employees are sharing workplaces for the first time in over a year, risking a sudden clash of opinions on the coronavirus pandemic.

Nowak: Power imbalances the root cause of workplace conflict

At the Redefining Resolution 2019 conference Paul Nowak said that conflict at work is a collective issue best solved with increased union power

Grievance procedures make workplace conflict worse

CEO of The TCM Group David Liddle warned that many organisations' processes around conflict are not fit for purpose and urged HR to rethink them