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Bullying in the Workplace – What It Is and How to Deal with It

Bullying is not, and never has been, confined to the schoolyard. It can affect people of all ages, from all walks of life, in any kind of relationship. In the workplace, it can take many forms, but one thing remains constant: it needs to be addressed. If left to fester, workplace bullying can make your life a living hell, causing stress, depression, isolation, and physical illness. However, there are steps you can take to resolve the issue – so that you can once again live and work in peace. Definition of workplace bullying Before we can tackle workplace bullying, it is important to understand exactly what it is. The British Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) defines workplace bullying as: Offensive, intimidating, malicious or insulting behaviour, an abuse or misuse of power through means that undermine, humiliate, denigrate or injure the recipient. Examples of workplace bullying There are numerous forms ... Read More