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Bullying or Harassment Claims
Everyone has the right to be treated fairly in the workplace and you should not fear reprisals for speaking out against any harassment or bullying – in any form – that you might be suffering.
If you have been subjected to any form of bullying or harassment in the workplace regardless of whether it is from your employer or another employee or colleagues, you can speak to our specialist employment law solicitors in confidence regarding your concerns.
To discuss a case of bullying or harassment, contact our specialist Employment Law Team today on 023 9244 8100 or make an online enquiry.
Harassment Claims against your Employer
Your employer has a legal obligation to ensure you are not subjected to acts of harassment carried out by their employees. If you wish to bring an employment tribunal case against your employer for failing to act under these circumstances, you must seek legal advice as soon as possible as there is a time limit that requires you to act within three months of the last act of abusive treatment.
There is a mandatory Early Conciliation process you must follow before the time limit called Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service ‘ACAS’. The ACAS process is compulsory for most harassment or bullying claims and must be completed to obtain a certificate from ACAS before you can lodge a claim with the Employment Tribunal. The process is there to try and resolve matters amicably without the need to go to court.
We have the expertise to guide you through the ACAS process and where ACAS Early Conciliation fails, we can guide you through the next steps to make a workplace harassment claim in an employment tribunal.
Employment Law Solicitors
Harassment and Bullying in the workplace laws can be complex and stressful for those involved but we will take a sympathetic approach and make sure you understand all the processes available to you to find a solution that is in your best interests.
When assessing your workplace harassment case, we will provide an honest opinion about your chances of success, supporting you every step of the way should you decide to move forward with any action against an employer.
Larcomes have an experienced team of employment lawyers, with offices in Portsmouth and Waterlooville and whatever your concerns, our specialist employment law team are here to help you. Remember you can talk to us in complete confidence and gain reassurance from speaking to someone who understands your situation.
If you are being bullied or harassed at work, contact our specialist employment lawyers today on 023 9244 8100 for fast, constructive advice that is friendly and local.
Find out more about the head of our specialist employment law department – Employment Solicitor David Sumner