New webcast published: Bullying & Harassment in the Workplace

Stephen Levinson & Darren Newman discuss the legal concepts behind the management of bullying and harassment in the workplace and how employers should approach the problem. Recorded February 2016.

Workplace bullying and harassment problems now generate 20,000 calls a year to Acas demonstrating that it is a growing legal and management issue for both employers and their advisers.

But what, in legal terms, is bullying and harassment? And how should employers respond to any allegations that might arise in their own workplace?

In this webcast Stephen Levinson and Darren Newman set out some of the answers and give practical insights into how advisers and managers should respond to any allegations, touching on

* The background law: is bullying defined? * How do you establish when bullying or harassment has taken place? * Under what circumstances are employers at risk of being liable? * What other legal remedies and protections might an employee pursue? * What should a policy contain and how should it be supported by the employer?

Essential listening for all HR managers and their advisers wishing to know the latest legal thinking about this complex and difficult issue.

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Stephen Levinson**
**Stephen is a consultant in the Employment team at Keystone Law. He acts for senior executives exiting their positions or looking to take up new employment and for employers with similar issues. Stephen also regularly advises companies on handling difficult problems involving senior executives, trustees or within partnerships as well as corporate employment law issues.

**Darren Newman
**Darren qualified at the Bar in 1990 and since then he has been a specialist employment law writer and trainer. He now provides these services through his own company In Company Training Services, is a consultant editor for XpertHR and writes his own blog - A Range of Reasonable Responses.

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Published: 28/02/2016 18:48

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