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Safeguarding guides for the voluntary sector launched

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) has launched a range of online safeguarding resources, to support voluntary organisations in preventing beneficiaries, staff and others from suffering harm. The resources have been created to achieve phase …

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Doctors report sexual harassment by patients and colleagues

A survey of 1,378 doctors by the clinician resources website Medscape had found that one in five doctors have either experienced or witnessed sexual harassment at work within the last three years. Inappropriate behaviour most often came from …

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Whistle blowing in Charities on the increase

The Charity Commission has reported that whistle blowing disclosures in the sector have more than doubled in the last two years. The Commission received 185 whistleblowing disclosures between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019, compared …

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Lloyds reveal “truly terrible” statistic on sexual harassment

Lloyd’s of London, the world’s oldest insurance market, has revealed that 8 per cent of its workforce – some 480 people – reported having either seen or suffered sexual harassment at work in the past …

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Government takes view on misuse of confidentiality clauses

The government has responded to the earlier consultation on measures to prevent the misuse of confidentiality clauses. Nearly 600 responses were received and these sat alongside the views coming from six roundtable discussions with stakeholders. …

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Government consults on sexual harassment protections

The Government Equalities Office has published a consultation paper that explores the existing protections for workers in relation to sexual harassment and how these protections could potentially be strengthened. This is a response to a …

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