Workplace bullying increasing in the UK


Workplace bullying increasing in the UK
There is an increasing amount of bullying still occurring in many British workplaces which has been described as "terrifying" in today's working environments.

According to the Andrea Adams Trust, it has been suggested that there has been a 25 per cent increase in cases of bullying since 2006. The trust is of the opinion that this has risen by 42 per cent.

Lyn Witheridge, chief executive of The Andrea Adams Trust, said these figures are "hugely shocking".

She also added: "Now here we are, in an early recession, when the era of recession management is more than a charter for bullies in organisations to use and abuse their staff."

Ms Witheridge likened the situation to the 1980s and the emergence of what was known as 'macho management'.

The National Workplace Bullying Survey found that just over half of victims of bullying claim they have been targeted for over a year.

Related categories: HR / Recruitment.

Bookmark with:
Bookmark with: Digg Digg Bookmark with: Delicious Bookmark with: Reddit Reddit Bookmark with: StumbleUpon StumbleUpon Bookmark with: Google Google Bookmark with: Technorati Technorati Bookmark with: Netvouz Netvouz

See also:

Latest News:

Search News
News Front Page
Accountancy / Tax
Advertising / PR
Armed Forces
Aviation / Aerospace
Banking / Finance
Charities / Voluntary
Childcare / Youth
Construction / Property
Customer Services
Education / Training / Teaching
Emergency Services
Engineering / Electronics
Entertainment / TV / Theatre
Graduate Roles
Health / Beauty
Hotel / Catering / Restaurants
HR / Recruitment
Insurance / Pensions
International / Overseas
IT / Internet
Management / Business
Manufacturing / Industry
Media / New Media / Creative
Medical / Healthcare
Pharmaceutical Industry
Public Sector
Retail / Wholesale
Sales / Purchasing / Marketing
Science / Technology
Secretarial / PA / Admin
Skilled / Semi-skilled Manual
Transport / Logistics
Travel / Tourism / Leisure