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sexual harassment
Navex Global sexual harassment featured
12
Apr

Tackling sexual harassment in the workplace | Navex Global

Leading ethics and compliance software and services company NAVEX Global® highlighted research today finding more than 44 per cent of UK business directors have never received training on workplace harassment, and 21 per cent have only received one training session, according to the report. Twenty-eight per cent of the UK non-managerial level workforce have either...
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office romance featured
14
Feb

When romance blossoms at work: five ways employers can prevent problems

Meeting one’s significant other at work is one of the most common ways for individuals to find love. This Valentine’s Day, XpertHR looks at five ways employers can prevent problems arising when romance blossoms in the workplace. XpertHR has also published guidance for employers on how to create policies about employee relationships. Have rules on...
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man sexually harassing woman at work featured
09
Jan

How to deal with sexual harassment at work

By Stephanie Rowe Sexual harassment in the workplace is sadly still commonplace. Many suffer in silence, too ashamed or afraid to speak out against it. Read this article for practical advice and learn how to put a stop to sexual harassment for good. Overview Many of us still imagine sexual harassment to be something from...
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hugging at work, sexual harassment featured
10
Dec

Is hugging at work considered sexual harassment?

Advice by Peninsula Associate Director of Advisory, Kate Palmer Shares in Ted Baker have hit a three-year low after allegations of “forced hugging” about the fashion group’s founder and boss, Ray Kelvin. The company has insisted hugs are “part of Ted Baker’s culture, but are absolutely not insisted upon” so is hugging at work considered...
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man sexually harassing woman at work featured
19
Sep

Why sexual harassment should be properly addressed in the workplace

More than a third of women have experienced sexual harassment at work – and, since the allegations in the entertainment industry came to light last year sparking the #MeToo movement, the number of accusations across all sectors of society continues to rise. A recent report from The Women and Equalities Committee also suggests that the...
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Rose McGowan
06
Sep

Rose McGowan wants “women to hate themselves less & know they deserve a seat at the table” as she becomes the first woman to win a GQ ‘Inspiration’ award

Actress and feminist activist, Rose McGowan has become the first woman to win an GQ Inspiration Award in London. McGowan received the accolade for her involvement in the #MeToo movement and for speaking out about the alleged abuse she suffered at the hands of Hollywood mogul, Harvey Weinstein. In 2017, McGowan stated that Weinstein had...
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man sexually harassing woman at work featured
04
Jul

Quarter of Brits say #MeToo & #TimesUp gave them confidence to report sexual harassment in the workplace

A quarter of Brits say that the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements gave them the confidence to report sexual harassment in the workplace, according to a new study. New research from global jobs site, Monster.co.uk, found that prominent movements against sexual harassment have given over  a quarter of UK workers the confidence to report sexual harassment...
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man sexually harassing woman at work featured
27
Mar

Corrosive workplace cultures are silencing victims of sexual harassment

Corrosive workplace cultures are silencing the voices of victims and normalising sexual harassment, according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). The EHRC’s comments come as it published a set of recommendations to better protect people at work. Focusing on changing culture, greater transparency, and strengthening legal protection, the recommendations call on the government...
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