Bullying At Work Law

Harassment, bullying or tormenting someone who works in the same workplace may amount to prohibited conduct under the Equality Act or a criminal offence. Bullying At Work The Equality Act 2010 places obligations on employers to take reasonable steps to make sure prohibited conduct including harassment does not take place in recruitment or in theContinue reading “Bullying At Work Law”

Whistle-blowers Law

Protection for whistle-blowers – staff are protected under the law by The Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998. Whistle-blowers Staff who become “whistle-blowers” on the business or organisation where they work are protected under the law. Workers are protected from being victimised or dismissed for making a disclosure in certain circumstances. Only information about criminal activity,Continue reading “Whistle-blowers Law”

Equality And Discrimination

The Equality Act 2010 protects people at work from discrimination because of their protected characteristics. Workplace Discrimination Discrimination against anyone at work because of their protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010 is unlawful. Someone’s protected characteristics include their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex,Continue reading “Equality And Discrimination”

Flexible Working Rights

Flexible working – employees who qualify have a right to ask to vary their contract of employment to allow flexible working arrangements. Right To Vary Contract Employees who qualify, by having 26 weeks of continuous employment with their employer, have a right to ask to vary their contract of employment to allow flexible working arrangements.Continue reading “Flexible Working Rights”