Free advice for employers dealing with staff harassment issues
Workplace harassment can occur in a number of ways. Whether it’s physical or verbal abuse, malicious or insulting behaviour, humiliation, intimidation, or misuse of power, harassment can seriously undermine employees’ morale and cause lasting damage to your company.
Thankfully, free advice for employers is available from Employers Direct, the experts in employment law. Whatever your staff harassment issue, our experts in employment law and HR can guide you in the right direction.
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Immediate support on managing workplace harassment claims
We know the world of employment law can be daunting for business owners, and we understand you shouldn’t face it alone. That’s why we should be your first port of call for instant support on handling any harassment claims that may be raised by your employees. We’re able to provide expertise that could prevent your company from suffering from loss of staff morale, reduced productivity and even tribunal and court costs brought about by harassment. Work with us to find the best solution to any HR issues you have.
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Harassment is defined as a type of intentional behaviour that makes someone feel intimidated or offended, and is unlawful in accordance to the Equality Act 2010.
Some examples of harassment may include:
- offensive jokes relating to one’s immutable characteristics
- use of slurs
- spreading malicious rumours
- unfair treatment
- picking on or regularly undermining someone
- denying someone’s career progression/promotion opportunities
These can include:
- verbal harassment, such as unfair criticism and demeaning/offensive remarks
- physical harassment, such as unwanted physical contact, and even physical assault
- psychological harassment, such as gaslighting or deliberately withholding information
- cyberbullying, such as using social media to further harass the victim
- sexual harassment, such as inappropriate touching, sexual jokes, sharing pornography, sending sexual messages, or requiring sexual favours
- sexual orientation
- gender reassignment
- marriage and civil partnership
- pregnancy and maternity
- religious beliefs
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