Safeguarding Employees Experiencing Domestic Abuse
AudienceOpen to BITC members and non-members, C-suite/senior leaders, CSR/responsible business practitioners/managers, Diversity and inclusion practitioners/managers, HR/people/talent management practitioners/managers, Wellbeing practitioners/managers, Risk management practitioners/managers, Public sector and Third-sector
Thu, 13 May 2021 @ 10:00 – 11:00
With more employees working from home since the March 2020 lockdown, and the implications of hybrid ways of working and the boundary between an employees’ work and home life has become blurred. This has emphasised the role of employers in raising awareness and spotting the signs of domestic abuse.
About the webinar
Join this webinar to find out how your business can meet a duty of care to support employees at risk of or experiencing domestic abuse. Learn more about the impact of COVID-19 on domestic abuse; actions for employers and what support is available; and discover how leading businesses are responding to the current risks that their employees and customers face. Guest speakers will draw on the latest evidence, best practice and case studies from the updated Business in the Community’s (BITC) and Public Health England’s Mental Health for Employers Toolkit.
This event is open to both BITC members and non-members. It would be suitable for CSR/responsible business managers/practitioners, c-suite/senior leaders, diversity and inclusion managers/practitioners, HR/people management managers/practitioners and wellbeing managers/practitioners.
BITC Domestic Abuse Toolkit
Employers owe a duty of care to employees and have a legal responsibility to provide a safe and effective work environment. Preventing and tackling domestic abuse is an integral part of this. Further guidance and support is available from the Business in the Community (BITC) Domestic Abuse toolkit, sponsored by The Insurance Charities
Contact details and further information
For more information, contact Annette Ettarh, Events Manager at BITC.
Full joining instructions will be sent before the event.
Following government advice on social distancing, all BITC events over the coming months will be delivered remotely via digital technology.