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Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable


Overview

Unacceptable behaviours, such as bullying and harassment or aggressive attitudes, can lead to increased levels of absence, staff turnover, and lower staff morale which can reduce productivity.

The effects of unacceptable behaviours are harmful to all concerned and potentially expensive for organisations with real reputation risks an issue.

This event provides delegates with valuable information about what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and bullying and harassment. We outline what the law says (in regards to the Equality Act) and the views of the Tribunals. We then look at the responsibilities you have as an employer and the implications for choosing not to address these issues.

Business need

This half day event will include an examination of equality legislation. The event will focus on enabling delegates to identify different forms of unacceptable behaviours and their impacts on individuals, teams and the organisation as a whole.

Throughout the session we will draw from case studies andreal world employer experiences.

Delegates will leave the session with:

• Increased skills and confidence in identifying issues within the workplace.

• Knowledge of employer responsibilities

• What the law says and the views of the employment tribunals

Suitable For

Anyone wanting to create a better working environment and those with an interest in dignity at work.

Programme

• Understanding what constitutes inappropriate workplace behaviours.

• Current legislation in this area.

• Definitions of inappropriate behaviours, in particular bullying and harassment.

• Recognising the effects of bullying and harassment on staff and the organisation.

• What victims can do when subjected to bullying and harassment.





You may also be interested in our Toxic Workplace Cultures course.


Venue Swansea TBA   Map (opens in new window)   Date 23/05/2017    Time 09:30 - 13:00   
Price £105.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
To book now

* Max of 4 delegates per organisation. Please call Acas on 0300 123 1150 or email events@acas.org.uk if numbers exceed this or for more details about the training session.