Harassment and bullying at work
Bullying and harassment can have a serious impact on your mental health. It can damage your self-esteem, leave you feeling anxious and unable to sleep, and add more stress to your working life. Sadly, anyone can be at risk of experiencing bullying, and it can happen in a wide variety of workplaces. It also can come in a variety of forms, which means it might sometimes be hard for a manager to spot it before an employee discloses what is happening.
This guide from the CIPD explores what bullying and harassment is, the different forms it comes in, and your responsibilities as an employer to protect your staff.
It can help you to build a formal proceedure for managing claims of bullying, understand the mediation process, and provides a list of links and contacts to help you learn more.