All employers have a duty of care to protect their workers and will be legally liable for harassment in the workplace if they have not taken reasonable steps to prevent it.
Our guidance offers a legal explanation and practical examples of how to tackle and respond effectively to harassment, including:
- definition and examples of harassment and victimisation
- the effect of harassment in the workplace
- your responsibilities as an employer
- how to prevent and respond to harassment
Harassment is unlawful under the Equality Act 2010.