Policy—harassment and bullying (short form)
Policy—harassment and bullying (short form)

The following Employment guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Policy—harassment and bullying (short form)

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    [Policy statement OR [Insert name of employer]'s policy]on bullying and harassment

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      [Insert name of employer] is committed to ensuring that all its staff are treated with dignity and respect and treat others in the same way. We believe that all staff have the right to work in an environment which is free from any form of harassment and/or bullying. This policy therefore covers harassment and bullying that occurs in the workplace and outside the workplace in a work-related context, such as on business trips, customer or supplier events or work-related social events.

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      This policy applies to all staff working for us at any of our premises, including: casual and agency staff, consultants, contractors, directors, employees, homeworkers,[ and] managers and officers[ and volunteers].[ We also make it clear to our [customers AND/OR clients], visitors and other who work with us that harassment of our staff is unacceptable.]

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      All staff are required to read this policy and to ensure that they understand what types of behaviour are unacceptable. If you have any queries, please refer to [the HR department].

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      This policy does not form part of any employee's contract of