Harassment and Bullying Policy Template

Harassment Policy / Bullying Policy

EMP.RE.03.09a
This Harassment and Bullying Policy has been written in accordance with current best practice and provides employees with assurance that the Company is committed to preventing harassment and bullying in the workplace. It includes instructions on how to confront harassment, both through informal steps and a formal grievance procedure.

This policy has been updated to account for the repeal of Section 40 of the Equality Act 2010 (Liability for Third Party Harassment)effective 1st Oct 2013.

This Harassment and Bullying Policy can either refer to a standard grievance procedure or the dedicated grievance procedure to be found in the Equal Opportunities Policy (available from the related links below).

This document makes specific reference to all unlawful grounds for discrimination and harassment, including sex, age, race and disability.

This Harassment Policy sets out the Company’s commitment to protect its staff from bullying and harassment, and provides an indicative list of the types of behaviour that it will not accept.

This policy contains the following sections:

1. Policy Statement
2. Harassment
3. Unlawful Grounds of Harassment or Bullying
4. Procedure for Complaints
5. Consequences of Breach
6. Responsibilities of Employees and Managers
7. Support and Advice
8. Confidentiality

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