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Bullying in The Work Place

Bullying In The Work PlaceA report at the BBC has found that bullying in the work place at the BBC has become much more prominent.

In its Respect At Work Review, the BBC has said that it will overhaul its policies and remote contractual gagging clauses to make it easier to speak out and BBC director general Tony Hall said he wanted “zero tolerance of bullying”.

Bullying or harassment can happen face-to-face, by letter, email or by phone and can include spreading malicious rumors, unfair treatment, picking on someone, regularly undermining a competent worker and denying someone’s training or promotion opportunities.

You can view this list here: Workplace Bullying & Harassment In The Workplace

We ask, do you ever see or have you ever been a victim of bullying in the work place? Do you feel that you could have come forward and told your boss or the director of the company about the bullying in the work place? What do measures do you think should be put in place at the work place to prevent bullying? What more do you think companies could do to allow people to come forward with confidence knowing that the issue will be resolved?

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