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40% Employees Feel Workplace Banter is Only Appropriate When It’s Light-Hearted

The UK has a culture that has woven banter into common social practice. Hence, it is no surprise that this also translates into the...

Information Commissioner’s Office: 17% Customers Are Subject to Unsolicited Advances by Workers After Utilising Services

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the UK in a recent study found that one in three young people are victims of “text pests”...

Five Months After Signing Protection Agreement, More Than 100 UK McDonald’s Employees Open Up About Harassment Incidents.

More than 100 McDonald’s employees have spoken up on sexual harassment, racism and homophobia incidents - five months after the company signed a section...

Boss Who Wanted “Slim” Workers Slapped with Harassment Suit After Calling Office Assistant “Fatty”

In a recent case in front of an Employment Tribunal, an employee slapped a harassment and victimisation lawsuit on her employer. She claimed her...

Vodafone Employee Compensated After Being Asked Inappropriate Sex Questions

In a recent case, Ms C v Thistle Communications Ltd, an employee was compensated with over £30,000. The Employment Tribunal found that the employee...