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Charity workers say bullying allegations “handled unsatisfactorily”

Nearly all charity workers (97%) who reported being bullied feel that their complaint was not handled satisfactorily, an investigation into workplace bullying in charities has found. In the report, In plain sight, jointly published by …

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Charity Commission “highly critical” of Oxfam’s poor safeguarding culture

The Charity Commission has criticised Oxfam GB’s culture and safeguarding procedures as repeatedly falling below expectations, missing opportunities to address problems, and being too concerned about its reputation and relationships with donors. Its findings have …

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Higher Education in England must do much more to counter hate crime and sexual violence on campus, report argues

A report by Advance HE evaluating more than 100 pilot schemes designed to tackle hate-crime incidents and sexual violence and harassment at universities and colleges has concluded that higher education needs to do much more …

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NDAs “convenient vehicle for covering up unlawful activity” says Parliamentary Committee

The Parliamentary Women and Equalities Committee (WEC) has condemned the “routine cover-up” of allegations of discrimination and harassment by UK employers. In its report on the use of non-disclosure agreements the WEC has called on …

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Unethical behaviour? The questions dispute resolvers can ask

B3sixty Director Clive Bane argues that a recent CIPD report on dealing with unethical behaviour is of considerable help to dispute resolvers. Set against the background of failures of governance and compliance in all sectors …

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Charity Commission pilots whistleblower advice line

The Charity Commission has launched a pilot advice line for charity whistleblowers to help people report concerns about their charity, particularly where the charity’s trustees and senior management team were failing to address them. It …

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