UK Government to Introduce New Duty on Employers to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

    View Author July 2021

    The government has this week confirmed it will be introducing a new mandatory duty on employers to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. At this stage, it is still not clear exactly what this new duty will entail, but it seems there is going to be a proactive obligation on employers to take “all reasonable steps” to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.