Harassment and Bullying Policy Template
Harassment and Bullying Policy
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, through
both informal steps and a formal procedure.
This Policy has been drafted in accordance with the General Data Protection
Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR requires employers to comply with core
principles for collecting and processing data. In this context, this
information will normally be provided through an
employee privacy notice
at the start of the employment relationship.
This document makes specific reference to all unlawful grounds for
discrimination and harassment, including sex, age, race and disability.
This 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 Harassment and Bullying Policy contains the following sections:
1. Policy Statement
3. Unlawful Grounds of Harassment or Bullying
4. Reporting Harassment
5. Procedure for Complaints
6. Consequences of Breach
7. Responsibilities of Employees and Managers
8. Support and Advice