Research perspectives

Research perspectives

MIND finds poor awareness of mental health disability in the workplace

A survey by the mental health charity MIND has found that more than two in five people with mental health conditions are unaware that this could be classed as a disability, and that they could …

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Bupa survey shows quarter of employees suffer bullying or discrimination at work

Over a quarter of employees suffer from bullying and/or discrimination in the workplace based on gender, age or sexual orientation, according to research from Bupa. In a survey of 4,000 employees it found that bullying …

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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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