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Dignity at Work

All businesses need to have an effective policy and procedure in place to deal with issues of Discrimination and in particular harassment and bullying.

This half day course explains the basics of the Law in this area and focuses on avoiding bullying, harassment and inappropriate behaviour. It is suitable for all those with responsibility for policy/procedure development and handling complaints from employees. 

  • Course content
  • What is meant by ‘Dignity’ – a definition and what it means in practice in relation to interpersonal interactions.

    The Equality Act 2010 – Protected characteristics and how discrimination occurs.

    Harassment, Bullying and Banter – What is meant by these terms, examples, what is acceptable and unacceptable and why, differences between the 3 terms. Consequences.

    Disability – Equality Act definition and additional legal obligations in relation to ‘Reasonable Adjustments’.

    Liabilities – Vicarious and personal liability and what they mean.

  • Pre-requisites
  • There are no pre-requisites.
  • Assessment
  • No assessment but delegates receive a certificate of attendance.

  • More details
  • Benefits of attending:

    Obtaining a clear understanding of the law in this area and the importance of these matters in 21st century, multi-cultural UK, recognising what is and is not acceptable behaviour in the workplace. 

    Career progression:

    By completing this course delegates will gain a thorough understanding of this critical area in a modern workplace, understand how to achieve compliance/ deal with issues raised and reduce business and personal risks.

    Who should attend:

    HR Advisors, Officers, Team Leaders, Supervisors, Managers at all levels. Those involved in Recruitment whether HR or line management

    There are no pre-requisites for this practical course.