½ Day - Better Banter: Humour or Harassment?

½ Day - Better Banter: Humour or Harassment?
What constitutes banter and what is acceptable in the workplace? Delivered by an employment lawyer with an understanding of the Building Materials sector. This course explores what oversteps the mark into harassment or bullying behaviour.

Course type 
Regional or in-company   

Learning format

Classroom based   

Course duration 
1/2 day  

What do you get? 
Certificate of Attendance 

Inappropriate workplace banter can easily land your business in legal hot water - including grievances, tribunal claims and adverse publicity. This practical, fast-paced training ensures you understand the risks of getting it wrong, know how to set the right tone for workplace communications between employees going forward and have the tools to deal swiftly with inappropriate banter if it occurs.

Course content 
Banter vs harassment: what is the difference?
The legal context: discrimination claims
#MeToo: the cost of getting it wrong for your values and brand 
Dealing with social media, WhatsApp and memes 
Rise in claims: who is liable and how to protect your business 
Options for dealing with unacceptable behaviour 
The limitations of settlement agreements and 'gagging' clauses

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The price of this course is £195.00 + VAT, the price below is inclusive of VAT.
3/12/2020 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
BMF Regional Centre John A Stephens, Green Light Centre Castle Meadow Road Nottingham NG2 1AG England

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