Spotting the bullies

A couple of weeks ago it was national Anti-bullying week and children around the country are wearing odd socks and celebrating what makes them, and others, unique and why it’s important to be able to be themselves without fear of bullying. The tagline is ‘All Different, All Equal’ and it’s heartening to see such a progressive attitude towards the prevention of bullying amongst our younger people. So why then do over 91% of employees report that that their employer did not deal with the consequences of social bullying at work?*…

Time to take action

In the wake of recent reports in Hollywood, and Parliament closer to home, sexual harassment in the workplace is under renewed strutiny. But why are we all so stunned by these shocking allegations? The TUC have estimated that more than half of all women have been harassed at work, so it seems that to all intents and purposes, sexual harassment is still rife. And just because you don’t hear about it in your workplace, doesn’t mean you can be sure it’s not going on – again, the TUC estimate that…

All The Answers You Need To Your Christmas HR Questions

While most people begin to look forward to a little rest and recuperation over the Christmas period, it’s around about now that managers and business owners start to think about the nitty gritty, practical issues that they’ll have to contend with to keep their workforce engaged, motivated, and problem-free. It’s likely that you’ve got some questions about how you should handle things. You’re in luck, because we’ve got the answers! Read on to get the lowdown on what you really need to know. We’ve cut away all the jargon and…