Anti-Bullying Week 2016 – Tackling Bullying in Schools

Without wishing to sound old fashioned or out of touch I have started to wonder if society has lost some its core values, particularly how to treat each other with respect. Recent generations have grown up in the cyber world, where computers are readily available and technological advances would have made this world we live in unrecognisable to my grandparents. …

Why the NHS can no longer afford to ignore workplace bullying

I have just read Roger Kline’s excellent article in the Guardian 16th August 2016 (link to article) regarding the prevalence of bullying in the NHS and how it should be tackled. He talks about addressing workplace bullying and workplace harassment in a proactive and holistic way which is something the Andrea Adams Consultancy have always advocated in over 20 years …

TUC report on Sexual Harassment at Work. Issued Wednesday 10th August 2016

The TUC have today issued their findings of a survey into sexual harassment at work experienced by women in a range of workplaces. The survey was completed by 1500 women, 52% of whom said that they had experienced sexual harassment at work. Examples of sexually harassing behaviour included comments made about women’s appearance, their clothes, inappropriate touching (a hand on …

MBE for AAC associate Denise Mace!

Huge congratulations to AAC associate Denise Mace recognised in the Queens Birthday Honours with an MBE for services to Higher Education and the community of North Lancashire!

Exciting new branding for The Andrea Adams Consultancy…

We are ringing the changes at The Andrea Adams Consultancy! New brand, new logo, new website. We have been working with the serious subject of workplace bullying and harassment for over 20 years but the way we do things now has changed since we started out on this journey. We firmly believe training should be interactive, fun, innovative and we …

Just witnessing aggression at work is detrimental to well-being, study shows

Interesting study. Bullying and harassment affect not only the target but their colleagues, family and friends: Grace Lewis  7 May 2015 Support from a manager ‘significantly’ reduces emotional exhaustion  Studies have shown that being a victim of aggression, harassment and bullying in the workplace has a significant effect on individual performance, but new research suggests that it can be just as detrimental to …

3.2 million awarded to target of workplace bullying and harassment

‘£3.2 million awarded to a female worker who was subjected to a campaign of harassment and bullying. Her life will never be the same again. How many more lives must be detrimentally changed forever before we stop this?’ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3029039/High-flying-banker-bullied-male-colleagues-awarded-3-2million.html