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Former England footballer teams up with training provider to safeguard rising sports stars

Paul Stewart, in partnership with High Speed Training, has developed a new survivor-led course to protect rising sports stars. Read More

Study reveals significant levels of verbal and physical violence towards security staff

A new study conducted in May this year of over 1,000 security professionals from Workingthedoors.co.uk has revealed the levels of verbal and physical violence security staff receive while at work. Read More

Inspections to look at how schools and colleges work to prevent sexual harassment, online sexual abuse and sexual violence

Ofsted has published updated education inspection handbooks, clarifying how inspectors will assess how schools and colleges confront sexual harassment, abuse and violence among children and young people. Read More

Government to protect workers’ rights and clamp down on workplace abuse

A new workers’ watchdog is to be created to protect the rights of UK workers, the government has confirmed. Read More

‘Domestic abuse is everybody’s business and people need to take a stand and listen’

Statistics from before the pandemic show that one in four women and one in six men will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime; 56% of employers say that domestic abuse leads to absenteeism and 54% to a reduction in quality of work... Read More

Employers have a ‘duty to spot early signs of domestic abuse’, says Business Minister

Paul Scully has urged employers to put plans in place to spot signs of domestic abuse and help affected staff find the necessary support. Read More

USDAW call on Government to do more to protect safety of retail workers

The Union of Shop Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw), retailers and their representative organisations urged for the Home Secretary and other Ministers to take more action towards abuse against retail workers. Read More

HMRC behaviour: Report highlights abusive and abrasive behaviour at HMRC

Civil servants working inside HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) face a “significant amount” of poor behaviour, which would not be acceptable in other working environments, according to an independent report. Read More

TSB staff faced ‘sickness epidemic’ after IT crash

There was a “sickness epidemic” caused by stress and customer abuse among TSB staff following the bank’s much-publicised IT meltdown in April, according to new documents published by a leading group of MPs. Read More

Balfour Beatty and Interserve respond to Qatar abuse claims

Balfour Beatty and Interserve will investigate claims of labour abuses in the supply chain on sites operated by Qatari firms Read More



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