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Employment Law for Businesses

Workplace Bullying and Harassment

All employees have the right to work without bullying and harassment.

As an employer, it is your responsibility to ensure that there is no bullying or harassment in the workplace. Not only do you have a duty of care for your employees, but accusations of bullying or harassment can also be harmful to your business. 

With this in mind, it’s important that your business has a clear bullying and harassment policy in place, as well as a formal procedure for formally reporting grievances.

Our specialist employment law team can provide the legal support you need, ensuring you have the relevant policies and place and helping you deal with any claims or grievances quickly and fairly.   

What is bullying and harassment?

Bullying and harassment are defined as behaviours that make someone feel intimidated, degraded, or humiliated. This can be carried out by one person or a group of people. It can be a one-off or regular, on-going event.

Preventing bullying and harassment in the workplace

All employers should have a clear policy in place, outlining the behaviours that won’t be accepted in the workplace. This policy should be written in plain English and should be readily available to all employees. This can also be backed up with training on acceptable language and behaviour.

How we can help

We can help you implement a robust bullying and harassment policy, covering:

  • The definition of bulling and harassment
  • Examples of bullying and harassment
  • The complaints procedure
  • Details of support that is available to employees
  • Your commitment to dealing with all complaints fairly and within a set time period.

Our skilled and experienced team of employment experts can also provide support and representation to help you resolve any bullying and harassment issues quickly. You’ve worked hard to build your business’ reputation – we’ll help you protect it.

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Why Ackroyd Legal?

We’re committed to delivering the highest level of service, alongside honest, sensitive, and professional advice. Our job is to make your life easier, at every stage of the process. We’re ready to help you with any aspect of employment law.

Here are just some of the reasons to choose Ackroyd Legal for your employment law requirements:

Employment Law experts

As employment law solicitors, we have a wealth of experience and expertise in a diverse range of issues. We can offer cost-effective, pragmatic advice to secure the best outcome for you.

We put you first

From the moment you get in touch, we put you first. Our skilled and experienced team of legal experts will work hard to find the best solution for you and deliver the best possible outcome.

Fixed fees

When you work with Ackroyd Legal, you pay a single, fixed fee. There’s no hidden costs or unexpected charges. We’ll provide you with a fixed quote before we start work and ensure you understand exactly what you’ll be paying, and what you’ll receive in return.

Communication is key

We listen to your needs, and we keep you in the loop at every stage of the process. When you work with us, you’ll be introduced to your own case handler, who will ensure are kept informed. They’ll always be on hand if you need them.

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