The UK government has launched a consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace to help it understand whether the current laws are operating effectively. (Spoiler alert – it does not think they are!)
The consultation closes on 2 October 2019. We will be preparing a formal response to the consultation and arranging some events to discuss the issues raised in the document. This is an important consultation, and we encourage employers to engage with this process to ensure their views on the proposals are properly considered by the government before it makes any legislative changes. If all the proposals are implemented in their current form, this would represent a significant change in the discrimination law landscape for employers.