How to tackle workplace cyberbullying

The duty of employers to their workers now extends into the digital space

19th March, 2017

Employers are under a legal duty to provide a workplace free from bullying. As the workplace extends into the digital space, so does the employer’s duty.

Those turning a blind eye to this behaviour will leave their business exposed to negative consequences ranging from reputational damage to paying out compensation for personal injuries.

That’s why they need to put in place (and regularly review) a comprehensive email and internet policy that clearly prohibits...

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