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Research perspectives

Charities at risk to “insider” fraud

According to Charity Commission research Preventing Charity Fraud: Insight and Action more than half of fraud affecting charities is committed by people known to the organisation. The findings – the result of the largest survey …

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Young women warn of ‘talk but no action’ on sexual harassment at work

Research by the Young Women’s Trust https://www.youngwomenstrust.org/assets/0001/2220/Sexual_harassment_briefing.pdf has revealed that one in four women still fear they will lose their job by reporting sexual harassment suggesting that progress in ending sexual harassment at work is still very …

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‘Managing workplace conflict: the changing role of HR’ : Steve Hodder reviews recent Acas research

October 2019 saw the publication of the latest in a series of Acas research papers. This research, conducted by Richard Saundry, University of Sheffield, Virginia Fisher, University of West England, and Sue Kinsey, University of …

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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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Sex discrimination claims show major increase

The number of sex discrimination claims brought against employers by individuals has risen by 69% in the past year. The number of claims reached 9,340 cases in 2018/19, up from 5,520 in 2017/18. This is the …

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UK universities condemned for failure to tackle racism

Responses to freedom of information (FoI) requests by the Guardian, sent to 131 universities, has showed that students and staff made at least 996 formal complaints of racism over the past five years. 461 complaints …

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