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Universities regulator to get tough on failures to address harassment and sexual misconduct?

The regulator for Universities, the Office for Students (OfS) has put forward the possibility of requiring a university to address harassment and sexual misconduct as a condition of its registration (). This would mean they …

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New EHRC guidance urges employers to crack down harder on harassment in the workplace

New guidance from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) wants to see tougher action by employers if harassment in the workplace is to be ended. Sexual Harassment and Harassment at Work – Technical Guidance …

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Workplace harassment survey to inform new statutory code of practice

The Government Equalities Office has announced plans to undertake the largest survey ever of workplace sexual harassment. It hopes to build a picture of how many people are affected by harassment by asking about their …

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EHRC publishes guidance on confidentiality agreements in discrimination cases

New guidance from the Equality and Human Rights Commission on the use of confidentiality agreements in discrimination cases is expected to result in changes to current practice. In relation to settlement agreements EHRC is advising …

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MPs criticise slow progress on safeguarding by NGOs

A group of MPs has claimed that charities are too reluctant to publish detailed information about allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse, and that an independent ombudsman is needed. In its follow up report to …

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BMA commits to “necessary changes” following report of toxic work environment

An independent report has revealed that senior leaders at the British Medical Association (BMA) failed to stop discrimination, bullying and harassment towards staff and doctors. It also found that a large number of women, including doctors and …

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