Fact: Everyone gossips
Once again Joy Arkley of the HR Dept West Wales tackles an ever present topic which can lead Emlpoyers and employees into trouble.
Whether it's done verbally, via email or more recently via social media platforms like Facebook and twitter, it doesn't matter what form gossiping has. Gossiping in the workplace, especially when it is about other work colleagues, has all the negative downsides associated with the following words:
These are three words to make any employer jump to attention.
Because gossip usually becomes their problem after a fallout or incident.
Read more about how inappropriate behaviour between two employees at a staff function became idle talk in the office and led to an employer landing claims of sex and pregnancy discrimination, harassment and constructive dismissal on his desk.
Joy Arkley has a wealth of HR experience as her testimonials will testify. Joy offers a FREE HR Audit to SMEs, so just give her a call on 01239 639 128 or email and ensure your policies and procedures are correctly in place.
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