Workplace Bullying & Harassment

Workplace Bullying & Harassment

An individual may suffer workplace bullying and harassment for a number of reasons, none of which can legally be justified. It is the employer’s duty to protect the rights of its staff and offer a work environment that is free of hostility, discrimination and harassment.

If you have been bullied or harassed and face challenges in a hostile work environment, our experienced employment solicitors will assist you in protecting your rights.

We are a dynamic employment law team that protects the rights of employees across the UK. From our office in central London, we help employees on a wide range of matters, including disciplinary actions and grievances, advice on dismissals, discrimination, bullying and harassment.

Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

Bullying encompasses a wide range of behaviour. It includes anything that may be considered offensive, intimidating, malicious or insulting, or conduct that is intended to humiliate, denigrate or injure another person.

Harassment is considered unwanted conduct which violates the dignity of another individual in the workplace, or which creates an intimidating, hostile, derogatory, humiliating or offensive environment for that individual.

Common examples of bullying and harassment include:

  • A manager or supervisor subjecting an individual to humiliation and ridicule
  • A fellow employee bullying or harassing and engaging in threats, teasing, banter or unwelcome physical conduct
  • Groups of employees picking on an individual
  • Being ignored or shunned

You can expect the highest level of commitment from our top-ranked employment team. We will examine your situation to see whether you have a claim, and we will work on your behalf to achieve the best possible outcome.

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