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Research perspectives

Research finds majority of retail staff have suffered workplace abuse

Research by the Suzy Lamplugh Trust has found that two-thirds of UK retail workers have been exposed to violence or aggression in the workplace. 85% of respondents said customers had been the perpetrators and 31% …

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Universities must to do more to support sexual harassment complaints

UK universities need to do more to avoid “failing sexual harassment victims”, according to research by the 1752 Group, funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England. The researchers interviewed a small number of …

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Policy and practice not meeting where discrimination is concerned

Nearly one in four employees (23%) say they or a colleague have been discriminated against in the past 12 months. This is the conclusion of research undertaken by Learnlight, an educational technology and language skills …

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It’s not a young woman’s world at work

A survey by the charity the Young Women’s Trust has found that a third (32%) of young women do not know how to report sexual harassment at work and a quarter (25%) would be reluctant …

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TUC research shows workforce concern over workplace monitoring

The TUC has warned employers that they must be clear with staff about their monitoring policies, after research revealed that more than half of workers believe they are monitored at work. The survey of more …

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ET Hearings being postponed at short notice, research reveals

Employment Tribunal hearings are being postponed at short notice, new research has revealed. Data obtained by People Management magazine under a Freedom of Information (FOI) request showed that in the period August 2017 to March 2018, 3,365 …

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