Matt Elliott: Employers have a part to play in tackling domestic abuse
Bank of Ireland’s new policy on employee wellbeing aims to create a working culture and environment that is safe and supportive for all colleagues
Domestic abuse is a pervasive issue that is not defined by gender, socio-economic background, age, ethnicity, race, sexuality, religion or disability. And it can take place in all different forms of relationships.
In 2020, during the Covid-19 pandemic, Women’s Aid reported a 38 per cent increase in calls to its 24-hour National Freephone Helpline compared with 2019. While women are disproportionately affected by domestic abuse – one in four experience it by the age of ...