The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published new guidance on dealing with harassment and sexual harassment at work. It highlights a number of steps that an employer can take to prevent and deal with any issues that arise in the workplace.
A female council worker has settled her sex discrimination claim for £25,000. She was instructed to go to a different office, ahead of an inspector's visit, to clean the kitchen and the toilets. She was told the toilets "needed a woman's touch" despite the fact that cleaning was not within her job description.