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Rise in cases of bullying and harassment of Barristers blamed on work-related pressures

The Bar Council’s Barristers’ Working Lives 2017: Harassment and bullying Report records that 21% of employed and 12% of self-employed barristers have personally experienced harassment and bullying, and 16% of employed and 13% of self-employed barristers …

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Age discrimination still rife in the workplace, Parliamentary Committee says

A recent report from the Parliamentary Women and Equalities Committee says that age discrimination is rife in the workplace. This follows repeated concerns that longstanding age discrimination legislation is not being sufficiently enforced. The Committee …

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Women more likely to suffer from workplace “banter”

An Institute of Leadership & Management survey has found that women are twice as likely as men to lose confidence at work because of the negative banter they experience. One in 10 (10%) women said …

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​Report finds “staggering levels” of racism at work

A report by business psychologists Pearn Kandola has found that more than half of UK employees have witnessed racism in the workplace, but the majority have failed to act on or report it. In a …

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CMI research shows extent of sex discrimination in the workplace

A report from the Chartered Management Institute A Blueprint for Balance: time to fix the broken windows has found that 85% of women and 80% of men have witnessed gender-discriminatory acts at work. Based on …

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Universities “complacent and inadequate” on issues of sexual misconduct, Guardian investigation finds

UK universities have been accused by sexual violence campaigners and the National Union of Students of a “complacent and inadequate response” to sexual harassment and gender violence following a Guardian investigation. 104 Universities responded to …

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