Tags: Cyberbullying

Felicity Staff: How can employers deal with cyber-bullying?

The recent high-profile and tragic case of teenager Hannah Smith – who took her own life as a result of abusive messages she received via Ask.fm – illustrates just how harmful online abuse can be. As social networking sites play an increasingly central role within business, the risk of employees being exposed to online abuse by…

8 in 10 have experienced cyberbullying in the workplace

Cyberbullying is becoming a growing workplace inclusion issue with eight in ten staff having experienced bullying using modern communications technology such as e-mails, texts or web-postings, a new study has found. Researchers from the University of Sheffield and Nottingham University conducted three separate surveys among employees in several UK universities, asking people about their experiences…