Bullying & Harassment in the Workplace - Employees

This course is for ALL employees. It provides practical steps and conscientious guidance to help prevent, identify and confidently confront bullying and harassment at work.

Key Features & Benefits of this Course

  • Complete online in under 20 minutes
  • Suitable for all employees in the workplace
  • Practical steps to tackling bullying and harassment
  • Conscientious advice and guidance
  • Free trial, online demo and bulk discount available

Bullying & Harassment in the Workplace - Employees Course Contents

1. What are Bullying and Harassment?

Our first section explains the similarities - and the key differences - between bullying and harassment, and it teaches you how to identify these behaviours at work. We also look at the role of your management and what behaviour is acceptable and unacceptable in the workplace.

2. What do I do if I'm being bullied?

This section is your step-by-step guide to confidently confronting bullying and harassment at work. We start by discussing the nature of bullying and the impact that it can have on victims and witnesses. Then we take you through the informal approaches, formal action, as well as the internal and external support that’s available to you.

3. Creating a Positive Culture.

The final section of this course looks at what you can do to help your team create a positive culture at work. We discuss the importance of mutual respect, understanding, and how you can turn good intention into action.

 Test & Certificate

This Bullying & Harassment in the Workplace - Employees course concludes with a 20 question multiple choice test with printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training, and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout. As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to re-print certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

 The following legislation is in place to protect employees from bullying and harassment in the workplace:

  • The Sex Discrimination Act protects people from discrimination on the grounds of sex or marital status.
  • The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act made intentional harassment a criminal offence.
  • The Protection from Harassment Act made it a criminal offence to pursue conduct that leads to harassment, or fear that violence will be used. If convicted, someone can be sentenced to up to six months in prison, or get a fine of up to £5000.
  • The Equality Act ensures the workplace is a fair environment for all employees, while respecting the protected characteristics of each individual.
  • The Health & Safety at Work Act ensures that employers are responsible for the health, safety and welfare of all employees while they’re at work.