Diversity and equality

Index here items on equal opportunities, managing diversity and inclusion.

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    Sexual harassment

    Employers should not wait for a formal complaint to be made before investigating an issue of discrimination. They should act as soon as they have been made aware of it. In Reed and another v Stedman (1999 IDS 634; EAT), Stedman...

    HR staff bear the brunt of bullies’ fury over bad news

    Human resources staff are becoming the newest victims of workplace bullying, according to the UK’s anti-bullying charity. Caught between demanding top management and resentful employees, a “significant percentage”...

    Bullies targeted

    Beating workplace bullies can be done only with the support of personnel and HR managers, according to John Monks, the TUC’s general secretary. A TUC campaign to be launched in October includes a conference for HR managers...

    Bullying victims ‘shun HR' (in brief)

    Employees who fall victim to workplace bullies are reluctant to approach personnel for help, even though they believe it is the best department to deal with the problem. A survey by the Andrea Adams Trust of staff in 150...