Family Lives workplace bullying webinar

Register for your place

Family Lives are hosting a a live Q&A webinar about workplace bullying on Tuesday 17 February 2015 between 7pm and 8pm

We know that many people suffer in the workplace on a day to day basis so If you are experiencing any workplace bullying issues then you may want to attend our webinar.  Here are just a few scenarios you may be experiencing.

  • Are you confused as to what workplace bullying actually means?  
  • Do you need some advice about what steps you can take regarding a bullying situation at work?  
  • Is there someone in your workplace that you feel is bullying others and you don't know what to do? 
  • Are you working in a confrontational environment that is making your life miserable?  
  • Is there a bullying situation at work that is causing problems in your personal life? 

 

Our experts 

On our panel we have Deborah Casale of Slater & Gordon and Suzie Hayman who is a Trustee for Family Lives, counsellor and parenting educator. They will be both online and ready to help answer your questions and to give you some guidance. 

Deborah is a Senior Employment Lawyer at Slater & Gordon Lawyers in London. She advises on all aspects of Employment Law including Unfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equal Pay Disputes. In addition, she has advised employees in substantial Sex Discrimination, Race Discrimination and Equal Pay cases against major financial institutions. Deborah is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and frequently comments on Employment Law issues in the media and writes articles for a variety of publications.

 

Suzie Hayman who is a trustee for Family Lives, trained as a teacher, Relate-trained counsellor, an accredited TripleP (Positive Parenting Programme) parenting educator, a broadcaster and author of nearly thirty books.  She has been a national agony aunt for almost 20 years, now writing for Woman magazine but has written weekly columns in The Times, the Guardian, Woman’s Own magazine and BBC Health Online. Suzie has vast knowledge of workplace bullying through her work and experiences.

 

How to register and post us your questions 

We would encourage you to post your questions to us beforehand so we are able to give you the best response possible and you can email us the questions at webcoordinator@familylives.org.uk as soon as possible.

To register for our webinar by clicking here and once registered you should receive joining details. We do advise you to do this as soon as possible as there are limited places. Please do not use real names or company names which will ensure that you remain anonymous.

If you have registered for our webinar but can no longer make it, please do email us at webcoordinator@familylives.org.uk so this place can be offered elsewhere. We appreciate your support. 

 

Workplace bullying survey findings 

  • 66% of respondents witnessed bullying at work with 43% stating they were bullied by their line manager, 38% bullied by a colleague and 20% bullied by SMT or CEO. 
  • 91% felt that their organisation did not deal with the bullying adequately. 
  • 74% of respondents said that workplace bullying affected their family life and close relationships 
  • 44% sought medical advice or counselling because of the bullying 


Further support on workplace bullying

Please take some time to read the rest of our workplace bullying survey findingsThere is still clearly a lot that needs to be done to support those suffering form workplace bullying.  Neil Moon is an avid campaigner for workplace bullying.  He has made a very moving video about this and the devastating impact this had on his life.

We have a workplace bullying section on our website with information and advice on workplace bullying, how it affects your emotional health, how it can affect family life, spotting the signs of being bullied at work and dealing with social bullying at work.

If you are not able to make this date or need further support, or just a listening ear then please do use our Live Online chat service.  You can then talk your situation through with a trained support worker in confidence.