Is name-calling in the office discrimination?

Is name-calling in the office discrimination? Q: I wanted to know whether name-calling qualifies as harassment under the Equality Act 2010? I have a team member who is regularly called names at work and don't feel that it's appropriate.
21 November 2010

Fundraiser job descriptions

Fundraiser job descriptions Q: We're a small charity, recruiting a fundraiser for the first time and I'm not sure what skills and knowledge we should be asking for. Do you have any examples of fundraising job descriptions to give an idea of what to include?
21 November 2010

Employment contract or 'written statement of particulars' templates

Employment contract or 'written statement of particulars' templates Q: I'm looking for an appropriate contract to use for the chief executive or director of a charity. Do you have any templates to recommend?
18 November 2010

Benchmarking pay and salary rises in the charity sector

Benchmarking pay and salary rises in the charity sector Q: I'm looking to benchmark pay rises in the voluntary sector for this year. Is there anywhere I can find information to assist? We try to align ourselves with larger organisations to attract the best candidates we can.
08 November 2010

CRB checks in recruitment

CRB checks in recruitment Q: We've just recruited a senior member of staff. Our board are keen to left her start work without first completing a CRB check. I am not at all happy with this - what's the right procedure for checking CRBs?
05 November 2010

The Equality Act, health and safety and disability

The Equality Act, health and safety and disability Q: I've been struggling to understand the Equality Act 2010 - especially where this runs into conflict with other factors such as health and safety. Is not accommodating a disabled person for health and safety reasons now discriminatory?
04 November 2010

Evidence of right to work in the UK

Evidence of right to work in the UK Q: What checks should we perform so that we have the right documents on file to show that we don't employ illegal workers?
01 November 2010
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