Human Resources

An independent probe into sexual harassment set up by Labour members will now report its findings to a specially -appointed
Numerous women have come forward with explosive allegations of sexual harassment, and in some cases, assault, by movie mogul
Thousands of people in the UK are diagnosed with eating disorders every year, with many workforces including employers who
The publication of the BBC's salary list has caused many people to question the rights and wrongs of paying high salaries
The long-awaited Taylor review on modern employment practices has been published with a focus on flexibility, increasing
The issue of office banter has been raised again following a company boss describing a warning he gave to staff that "Labour
Absent any legislative change, it seem that it will be left to people like Ms Thorp to take action, it's likely that this will be mainly through 'naming and shaming' via social media. In the meantime, it's likely that stereotypical views of what women ought to look like will continue to be perpetuated.
Preventing sexual harassment is one of the most concerning elements of managing staff for many employers. Employers have an obligation to prevent this from occurring and, if it can be shown they have not taken all reasonable steps to stop this, then the employer can be found liable for employee's actions. Issues of sexual harassment can fall under the radar so employers need to take all possible steps to prevent this happening.
Research by the GMB Union has found that up to 10 million Britons are currently working in insecure employment. This includes
A Premier League manager has recently joked that the reason why his name is not linked with the bigger clubs is that he's ginger, calling it "gingerist". Some employers reading this joke may find themselves considering whether ginger haired people are protected from discrimination and we consider this below.