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CIPD study shows LGBT+ employees more likely to experience conflict and harassment at work

  A survey of more than 15,000 workers has found that 40 per cent of LGBT+ employees and 55 per cent of trans workers experienced conflict in the workplace over the last year, compared to …

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Employee monitoring on the increase during pandemic says TUC

In a survey of more than 3,000 workers across the UK commissioned by the TUC, more than one in seven employees reported that monitoring by their employer has increased since the pandemic began in March …

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Acas early conciliation period extended

Before submitting a claim, a prospective claimant must contact Acas, which will attempt to resolve the dispute. The claimant requires an early conciliation certificate to submit a claim. From 1 December 2020 the time period …

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Highways England signs agreement on protection from sexual harassment in the workplace

Highways England has signed a legally binding agreement with the Equality and and Human Rights Commission after a staff member was awarded £74,000 in compensation for sexual harassment and unfair dismissal.The agency signed a Section …

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Universities UK publishes recommendations on tackling racial harassment in higher education.

An advisory group set up by Universities UK has brought forward recommendations for change just over a year after the Equality and Human Rights Commission uncovered widespread evidence of racial harassment on university campuses. The …

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Employees admit to lying at work

A survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of employment website Glassdoor reported that 49 per cent of UK employees have admitted to lying at work. The poll, which was conducted in June 2020 with a …

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