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ET claims still on the rise – and the system is creaking badly

The latest Ministry of Justice figures for employment claims – for the period January to March 2019 – show a continuation of the steady increase in the number of employment tribunal claims compared to the …

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Campaign calls for law to make employers responsible for preventing sexual harassment at work

Trade unions, women’s rights organisations and charities have launched a joint campaign to persuade the government to introduce a new law to make employers responsible for protecting their staff from sexual harassment at work. ‘This …

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Charity Commission “highly critical” of Oxfam’s poor safeguarding culture

The Charity Commission has criticised Oxfam GB’s culture and safeguarding procedures as repeatedly falling below expectations, missing opportunities to address problems, and being too concerned about its reputation and relationships with donors. Its findings have …

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NDAs “convenient vehicle for covering up unlawful activity” says Parliamentary Committee

The Parliamentary Women and Equalities Committee (WEC) has condemned the “routine cover-up” of allegations of discrimination and harassment by UK employers. In its report on the use of non-disclosure agreements the WEC has called on …

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Charity Commission pilots whistleblower advice line

The Charity Commission has launched a pilot advice line for charity whistleblowers to help people report concerns about their charity, particularly where the charity’s trustees and senior management team were failing to address them. It …

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Campaign launched to combat sexual harassment and coercion in fundraising

Fundraising magazine has launched a campaign – #AtWhatCost – to counter sexual harassment and coercion in fundraising. www.civilsociety.co.uk/news/think-tank-rogare-publishes-first-insights-into-gender-issues-in-fundraising.html As a result of a number of senior figures in the industry speaking out, others have come …

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