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Workplace Violence, Harassment and Bullying


Post-#MeToo, the behaviour of employees in the workplace has been severely scrutinised. Employers should understand the definitions of workplace harassment and the latest legislation, terminology and guidance, as well as how to avoid litigation through effective internal management. Ultimately, creating a tolerant and inclusive environment via robust policy implementation can profit your company.

The programme content can be adapted to meet your specific organisational challenges and training needs. The course runs for approximately 6.5 hours and can be adapted for a briefing or half-day session. 

This training programme will dispel confusion around key legislation regarding employee rights and will demonstrate how you can implement policies to make you an employer of choice.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the programme you will:

  • Understand which types of behaviour are illegal  
  • Be aware of the impacts on staff of violence and harassment
  • Understand the advantages of promoting a fair and inclusive culture in your workplace
  • Be able to design and implement protocols, processes ad policies for how to handle staff grievances

Key training topics:

  • What is a grievance and who can raise a grievance?
  • The ACAS Code
  • When workplace mediation may be appropriate
  • Handling grievances
  • Investigating grievances
  • Grievance hearings
  • Decisions and resolution
  • Grievance appeals
  • Claims arising from failing to deal with a grievance properly
  • Problem areas

Make an in-house training enquiry 

Click here to fill in our enquiry form or to have a confidential discussion about your requirements, please contact Catherine Ouston our Head of In-house Training on 01983 861133 or email

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