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Webinar: Peer learning forum: Sexual harassment

Dec 02
Date and time
Wed, 02 December  @  14:00  -  16:30
Price
Included in BITC Wellbeing partnership
Location
Webinar United Kingdom
Audience
BITC members with a wellbeing partnership
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Audience

BITC members with a wellbeing partnership
Included in BITC Wellbeing partnership

Wed, 02 December 2020  @  14:00  –  16:30

About the event
This online peer learning forum will discuss what sexual harassment is, why it remains so prevalent and what employers can do to tackle it and create an inclusive culture. Best practice examples and recommendations will be shared. Delegates will then have group discussions under Chatham House rules.

Audience
This event is free to BITC members with a Wellbeing partnership.

Background
Sexual harassment represents a high cost for both victims and business but many employers seem unable to address it. Indeed, 96% of organisations have bullying and harassment policies in place but four in five women do not report it to their employer (source: TUC). This shows that having policies in place is simply not good enough, a more supportive workplace culture is also needed.

Read more about Business in the Community’s (BITC) Gender and Wellbeing agendas.

About peer learning forums
BITC’s peer learning forums provide a confidential environment to discuss common issues, good practice and solutions. There will be an emphasis on discussion and sharing experiences.

Contact details and further information
For more information, contact Ellie Jefford, Events Coordinator 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. Details on how to join will be sent prior to the event.

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