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Harassment and Bullying at Work

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The crucial role of active bystanders in the workplace

By Amanda Furness | 19 April 2024

A look at Active Bystander training and how it can help individuals challenge unacceptable behaviour in the workplace, helping to create a healthier and more inclusive work environment free from behaviour that causes discomfort or distress.

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Why Understanding the Dynamics of Domestic Abuse is a Workplace Issue

By Amanda Furness | 07 March 2023

To tie in with this year’s International Women’s Day, we consider why understanding the dynamics of domestic abuse in the workplace is so important. We look at the business case, provide some helpful resources, and highlight why awareness training can be the catalyst for actions to help create a safe and supportive workplace for anyone experiencing domestic abuse.

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Bullying behaviours – tips to stop toxic cultures developing

By Amanda Furness | 16 September 2022

Includes an infographic which offers 8 tips to help stop toxic cultures developing at work through remote and hybrid working.

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Are you an innocent bystander to bullying and harassment at work?

By Amanda Furness | 06 May 2022

A look at the effect of bullying on staff morale with some tips to becoming an upstanding rather than innocent bystander if you should witness incivility, bullying and harassment at work.

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Why understanding the dynamics of domestic abuse is essential in the workplace

By Amanda Furness | 22 February 2021

Following last month’s call from the Government to employers to “burst the stigma associated with domestic abuse”, we highlight the training we can deliver to explore the complexities of domestic abuse and learn how to recognise, respond and intervene to support victims in the workplace.

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Investigations in the Workplace – Why effective communication skills are essential

By Jan Lawrence | 06 May 2020

Understanding some principles of communicating is just one aspect of effective communication skills, an essential part of conducting formal investigations.  This is why we often agree with course organisers to include this topic when they are looking to provide our How to Conduct Professional Investigations in the Workplace training for staff members. 

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NEW Tackling Sexual Harassment at Work Resources Page

By Amanda Furness | 02 March 2020

We have created a new resources page which provides a wide variety of links to valuable information and advice to help tackle sexual harassment at work.

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How to manage bullying in the workplace

By Amanda Furness | 07 February 2020

A look at some of the actions managers can take to more effectively manage bullying in the workplace, following the publication of a CIPD report into managing conflict in the workplace.

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Gaslighting – what it is & 10 tips to consider if you encounter it at work

By Amanda Furness | 01 February 2019

An explanation of the term with some examples of gaslighting behaviour in the workplace and 10 tips to consider if you should ever encounter it at work.

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Statistics & evidence highlight why sexual harassment awareness training at work is essential in certain sectors

By Amanda Furness | 15 November 2018

A look at two traditionally male-dominated workplaces and the evidence which suggests that everyone can benefit from sexual harassment awareness training.

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