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BULLYING

I’m being bullied (but please don’t do anything)

One of your employees has said that they are being bullied by a colleague but they don’t want you to carry out a formal investigation. Should you respect their wishes or could that land you in hot water later on? More...

UNFAIR DISMISSAL

Unfairly dismissed for giving out tomato plants

When an employee gave out homegrown tomato plants to all but one colleague, he was accused of favouritism and subsequently sacked. The tribunal has now held that it was an unfair dismissal. Why? More...

UNFAIR DISMISSAL

Unfairly sacked for not preventing harassment

When an employee was kicked unconscious at his desk his manager was sacked for “failing to adequately protect him from harassment”. Why did the tribunal rule that her dismissal was actually unfair? More...

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

Body odour: the (in)sensitive problem

Several staff have complained about a colleague who has developed a body odour problem. It’s been suggested that a can of deodorant is left on their desk one night. Why is this a bad idea and what should you do instead? More...

HARASSMENT

Harassing employees in writing

Verbal bullying can be caught by harassment laws. But suppose employees do it in writing? What does the Court of Appeal say about this type of behaviour? More...

DISCRIMINATION

“Spongebob Squarepants” nickname costs £142,000

An office worker nicknamed “Spongebob Squarepants” by her colleagues has just been awarded £142,000 compensation by the tribunal. So why has her employer ended up paying such a vast amount? More...

BULLYING

Dealing with the fat bullies

You’re experiencing a problem with bullying amongst some of your staff. It’s not on traditional lines as those targeted are obese with unhealthy lifestyles. Should you do anything about it? More...

BULLYING

Office rage on the rise

NEWS - BULLYING

Rise of the cyber-bully

You’re familiar with the legal risks of workplace bullying. Yet according to new research, a new type - cyber-bullying - is on the rise. What’s the latest? More...

BULLYING

Don’t ignore workplace bullying

Turning a blind eye to bullying at work can be a high-risk strategy, especially as 67% of employees claim to affected. What are the signs to watch out for and what should you have in place to deal with the issues? More...
Last updated: 12.12.2018

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