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Human Resources, Wellbeing

Dignity and Respect at Work

Course details

CPD Points





Half day (09:30-12:30)

Course Overview

This lively, practical and interactive workshop will support you to understand the importance of dignity and respect at work. It will address what harassment, including sexual harassment and discrimination are, and cover both the relevant employment law and best practice.

Course Content

  • Which behaviours constitute harassment and discrimination?
  • What is the impact of it occurring at work?
  • What does the law and best practice say?
  • How can harassment and discrimination be prevented and addressed, should it occur?
  • Action planning next steps

Course Benefits

Employers play a key role in protecting all employees at work, and offering staff training is a vital part of that. The consequences of allowing harassment or discrimination at work are serious - not only legally, but also financially, professionally and personally. Treating your employees with dignity, respect and courtesy is all important in attracting and retaining the best.

  • By the end of the workshop, you will have:
  • Identified the impact your behaviour can have on others
  • Learnt how to recognise harassment and discrimination at work
  • Understood the relevant employment laws and best practice that apply to you at work
  • Discussed steps you can take to prevent and address any complaints from a manager or colleague
  • Identified on-going actions

The session will enable you to discuss case studies and situations that could occur in their own environments, with a focus on developing knowledge and awareness to take back to the workplace.

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 224570.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutor

  • Hazel Burden

    With a proven track record in UK public, private and third sector management over a 20 year career, Hazel Burden is technically proficient and practically experienced as an HR professional, as well as having specialist experience in management development, workforce planning and talent management.

    After gaining a BA(Hons) in International Business and French, Hazel specialised in HR Management via a Post Graduate Diploma and gaining a place on the highly-regarded NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme. She is a Chartered Member of the CIPD and an experienced trainer.

    Hazel has a passion for learning and enjoys putting her practical experience to good use on her courses.

Upcoming Courses

Some courses we run are scheduled based on demand. Please ensure you register your interest to ensure we know which courses you would like to attend.