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Anti-bullying week is 12-16 November

Workplace bullying and harassment Bullying and harassment is behaviour that makes someone feel intimidated or offended. Harassment is unlawful under the Equality Act 2010. Examples of bullying or harassing behaviour include: spreading malicious rumours unfair…







Why did union leaders abandon the workers?

The Workers of England Union recognised that the British Trade Unions, and the British Trade Union Congress (TUC) had lost touch with working people in England, this is why we were set up. British Trade…





Guidance on workplace issues over winter months

Guidance on workplace issues over winter months Winter often brings its own set of workplace issues. Adverse weather conditions can lead to staff shortages due to travel disruption, and seasonal celebrations often result in a rush…


Travel disruption and bad weather

Travel disruption and bad weather Travel disruption and bad weather can delay or prevent workers getting to work. It can also mean employers need to adapt working arrangements or close workplaces. Paying delayed or absent…


UK statutory sick pay is ‘inadequate’

UK statutory sick pay is ‘inadequate’ By Ashleigh Wight on 25 Jan 2018 in Health and safety, Sick pay   Statutory sick pay arrangements in the UK are in breach of legal obligations under the European…