Sexual harassment

2022 employment law outlook

HR played a vital role over the last two years to help the workforce navigate the challenges of the pandemic. It looks as though there will be similar challenges to face in 2022, as well as a number...

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.

Men’s role in interrupting sexism at work

Many of us have experienced or witnessed sexism in the workplace, and may have experienced the deflecting, the eye rolls, the silence in response. Research shows men calling out sexist behaviour may...

Government cracks down on sexual harassment in the workplace

The UK government has outlined new intentions to help stamp out sexual harassment in the workplace.

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.

Young women warn of 'talk but no action' on sexual harassment at work

?Two years on from #MeToo, one in four (25%) women still fear they’ll be fired for reporting sexual harassment, according to research by the Young Women’s Trust

Fifth of doctors witness or experience harassment

Many doctors have thought about quitting because of inappropriate behaviour from patients or colleagues

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