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Over a third of LGBT people bullied at work, TUC survey shows

A survey by the TUC has found that over a third (36 per cent) of LGBT people have been bullied or harassed at work. The survey of more than five thousand LGBT people also found …

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Acas updates guidance on cyber bullying

Acas has published a revised guide to cyber bullying, reflecting the continuing rise in this form of workplace bullying. Acas defines cyber bullying as “any form of bullying, harassment or victimisation online”, giving examples such …

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Fall in trade union membership can impact on good employment relations

The recently published 2016 trade union membership figures show an overall decrease in membership by 275,000, the largest annual fall recorded since the series began in 1995. The proportion of employees who were trade union …

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Employees question employers’ commitment to diversity

According to recent research by Badenoch & Clark one in five employees have taken action to hide their age, disability, social background or sexuality in the workplace or when applying for a job. Inspiring Inclusion …

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Manager bad behaviour causes one in five resignations

A survey of 2,000 UK workers by ‘Glassdoor’ has found that one in five employees will resign because of an annoying boss, and over two thirds are likely to encounter bad manager behaviour at some …

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Barclays CEO’s attempt to unmask a whistleblower strongly criticised

Whistleblowing charities and law firms have called for companies to offer more protection to workers who flag up internal problems following the news that Barclays CEO Jes Staley’s attempted to track down the author of …

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