Parachute trial judge warns jurors about bullying – The Guardian

Posted November 23rd, 2017 in bullying, juries, news by sally

‘The judge in the trial of an army sergeant accused of attempting to murder his wife by tampering with her parachute has told the jury to ensure there is no bullying between them, as he discharged two members on the grounds of ill health.’

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The Guardian, 22nd November 2017

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Workplace bullying and the law – OUP Blog

Posted October 26th, 2017 in bullying, employment, news by sally

‘Is the law able to offer any assistance to victims of workplace bullying? Let me recite an example, which is all too commonplace.’

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OUP Blog, 25th October 2017

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Barrister shatters “taboo” by discussing emotional impact of rude judges – Legal Futures

Posted October 12th, 2017 in barristers, bullying, judges, legal profession, news by sally

‘A senior barrister has explained why she took to Twitter to shatter a longstanding “taboo” by discussing the emotional impact on advocates of “rude” or “abrasive” judges.’

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Legal Futures, 12th October 2017

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Spot cream advert banned after it suggested children with acne were more likely to be bullied or ridiculed at school – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 27th, 2017 in advertising, bullying, complaints, news, school children by tracey

‘A spot cream advert has been banned after it suggested children with acne were more likely to be bullied or ridiculed at school.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th September 2017

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Deepcut inquest to examine bullying claims – The Guardian

Posted June 19th, 2017 in armed forces, bullying, harassment, inquests, mental health, news, suicide by sally

‘A fresh inquest into the death of a soldier at Deepcut barracks will examine whether he was hounded to death by “bullying and harassment”, a court has heard.’

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The Guardian, 16th June 2017

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Bullying at work: your legal rights – The Guardian

Posted March 29th, 2017 in bullying, employment, news by sally

‘What qualifies as workplace bullying? And what legal protection do you have if you are being bullied at work?’

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The Guardian, 29th March 2017

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Sex and relationship classes set to be taught in secondary schools after 23 Tory MPs back law change – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 10th, 2017 in bullying, education, indecent photographs of children, news, school children by tracey

‘The ministers are among a group of 23 Conservative MPs who are backing a law change to force secondary schools to make Relationship Education compulsory in the National Curriculum.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th February 2017

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MPs conclude sex assault claim among abuse inquiry staff not taken seriously – The Independent

Posted November 25th, 2016 in bullying, child abuse, inquiries, news, sexual offences by tracey

‘Sexual assault and bullying allegations among staff at the UK’s independent inquiry into child abuse have not been taken seriously, a report by an influential group of MPs has found.’

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The Independent, 24th November 2016

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Lincoln soldier sues MoD over initiation ceremony – BBC News

Posted November 22nd, 2016 in armed forces, bullying, compensation, news, personal injuries by sally

‘A soldier who was left partially blind after an initiation ceremony at an army barracks is suing the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for compensation.’

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BBC News, 21st November 2016

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Met to launch £1.7m troll-hunter squad after steep rise in online threats and abuse – Daily Telegraph

‘Scotland Yard has created a new unit to police Facebook and Twitter by investigating offensive comments.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th August 2016

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Two thirds of lesbian and bisexual women experience discrimination at work, research finds – The Independent

‘Two thirds of lesbian and bisexual women have experienced discrimination in the workplace, research has found.’

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The Independent, 19th July 2016

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Jewish student awarded four-figure payment after anti-Semitism complaint – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 27th, 2016 in bullying, compensation, complaints, Judaism, news, racism, universities by sally

‘A Jewish student has received an apology and payment of £1,000 from the University of York Students’ Union after complaining of anti-Semitism.’

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Daily Telegraph, 26th June 2016

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Elliott Johnson: Inquest opens into death of ‘bullied’ Tory activist found on rail tracks – The Independent

Posted May 31st, 2016 in bullying, inquests, news, political parties, suicide by tracey

‘A coroner will today start taking evidence into the death of a young Tory activist who is believed to have taken his life after being bullied while campaigning for the party.’

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The Independent, 31st May 2016

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Government to take over running of G4S Medway young offenders unit after child abuse allegations – The Independent

Posted May 6th, 2016 in bullying, detention, news, restraint, young offenders by tracey

‘Five members of staff were arrested after undercover filming in the unit appeared to show staff bullying vulnerable children and using unnecessary force to restrain them.’

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The Independent, 5th May 2016

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Vicarious liability for rogue employee’s data leak – Panopticon

‘Suppose confidential, private and sensitive information is sold, leaked or otherwise wrongly disclosed by a rogue employee: is the employer vicariously liable? This question is a troubling one for many an employer and data controller. A new judgment on a claim for misuse of private information sheds some light on this question – and will not be comforting for employers and data controllers. The case is Axon v Ministry of Defence [2016] EWHC 787 (QB).’

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Panopticon, 12th April 2016

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NHS worker who gave Muslim colleague Christian book loses appeal against suspension – The Independent

‘A Christian NHS worker, who was suspended after giving a religious book to a Muslim colleague, has lost her appeal against a ruling that the decision was lawful.’

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The Independent, 8th April 2016

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Woman who bullied husband is jailed for life after murdering him – The Guardian

Posted March 10th, 2016 in bullying, domestic violence, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “bullying and violent” woman has been jailed for life for the murder of her husband two months after they got married in Las Vegas.’

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The Guardian, 8th March 2016

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Porn baron left penniless after losing bitter court battle with ‘bullying’ dominatrix – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 16th, 2016 in appeals, bullying, company directors, news, pornography by sally

‘Judge says case involving kinky businessman and his ex-girlfriend perhaps shows it is unwise to mix business with pleasure.’

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Daily Telegraph, 15th February 2016

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Deepcut recruit’s alleged suicide ‘did not match emotional state’ – The Guardian

Posted February 15th, 2016 in armed forces, bias, bullying, inquests, murder, news, suicide by sally

‘A teenage recruit found shot dead at Deepcut barracks in Surrey 20 years ago was behaving normally on the day of her death, although she had been having relationship problems, an inquest has heard.’

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The Guardian, 12th February 2016

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Law firm takes over investigation into Tory party bullying claims – The Guardian

Posted December 1st, 2015 in bullying, law firms, news, political parties by tracey

‘Inquiry into allegations will be conducted ‘in its entirety’ by Clifford Chance as Lord Feldman agrees to distance himself from investigation.’

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The Guardian, 30th November 2015

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