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Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable


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

This event looks at what constitutes unacceptable behaviour, the legal implications and employer responsibilities.

Business need

The effects of unacceptable behaviour within the workplace are harmful to all concerned and potentially expensive for organisations, with real reputational risks.

Recent media reports have highlighted that workplace behaviours, in particular sexual harassment, are major growing concerns for organisations.

This event will look at a range of inappropriate workplace behaviours, including sexual harassment.

Delegates attending this event will gain knowledge of employer responsibilities, understand the legal aspects and leave with the skills and confidence to identify and address unacceptable behaviour in the workplace.

 All delegates will receive an electronic certificate of attendance for their participation in the training.

Suitable For

Delegates from all sectors of industry including: managers, supervisors, team leaders, HR professionals, business owners, Trade Union representatives, employee representatives and individuals who wish enhance their CPD.


Our expert-led training sessions are designed to facilitate discussion and interaction. This event will cover:

  • What constitutes unacceptable behaviour
  • Current legislation in this area
  • Definitions of inappropriate behaviours
  • Recognising the effects of unacceptable behaviours on staff and the organisation
  • How to deal with unacceptable behaviour
  • Options for victims subjected to inappropriate behaviours

Throughout the session we will draw from case studies and real employer experiences.


Have a large group of staff to train?
To save you time and money, we can deliver bespoke training at your workplace. To find out more contact our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form

We also offer free e-learning on a wide range of employment relations topics. It's a great way to develop, enhance and refresh your knowledge, providing you with the opportunity to work through theory, explore case studies and answer interactive questions.

Need more than training?
We recognise that every organisation is different. Our specialists can diagnose issues in your workplace and tailor practical solutions to address the challenges faced by you and your staff. To arrange a call or visit or to simply find out more, contact our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form

Venue DoubleTree by Hilton, Bristol   Map (opens in new window)   Date 05/07/2022    Time 09:30 - 13:00   
Price £110.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
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* Max of 4 delegates per organisation. Please call Acas on 0300 123 1150 or email if numbers exceed this or for more details about the training session.