Preventing workplace harassment and violence

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This guidance, a European social partner agreement, has been agreed between the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and Partnership of Public Employers (PPE), representing employers and the Trades Union Congress (TUC) representing employees. It is supported by the Government, including the HSE, the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

This document represents their commitment to ensuring that the risk of encountering harassment or violence whilst at work are properly assessed and prevented or controlled. For more information go to the website:

Updated 2022-10-17