2. The purpose of antibullying & harassment training should be to protect staff however it isn’t currently!

The most obvious question regarding current anti-bullying & harassment training is – does it work?

Evidence from the US and workplace experience in the UK indicates that it does not. The problem is that companies see the prime purpose of anti-bullying & harassment training is to protect the company from being sued rather than to protect their workers! I think this is because it leaves tackling the behaviour until it’s so bad it breaches equality legislation or, if not connected to a protected characteristic, until it becomes unbearable and the target either goes on sick leave or just leaves.

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