Understanding Economic Abuse for Employers

2019 has seen the introduction of the new draft Domestic Abuse Bill and with its inclusion in the Queens Speech this year, has now received its second hearing to pass through parliament. As part of the new Bill, Economic Abuse will be included within the legal definition. What is Economic Abuse and why is it different … Continue Reading

Understanding Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The courage of women who have spoken up and named and shamed those who have victimised them in the past has unleashed a new impetus for culture change.  Speaking up takes incredible courage, particularly as the person who has been sexually harassed, abused or raped then faces the risk of being further victimised.  Sexual harassment … Continue Reading

Safe Space Consultancy Event March 2017

A professional milestone was achieved recently for Safe Space Consultancy and Dorset Rape Crisis Support Centre. Delivering training to People Managers from Tesco’s stores within and around Bournemouth on Domestic Abuse, Sexual Abuse and Stalking in the Workplace. Delivering training to business on these subjects is still in its infancy so myself and Helen Stevens from DRCSC were … Continue Reading

Why Businesses Need to Understand the Impact of Domestic Abuse and Stalking in the Workplace

Domestic abuse and stalking have a huge impact on the workplace and will follow a person into the workplace, affecting the individuals ability to carry out their job, involve work colleagues and effect business productivity and risk a company’s reputation. Fortunately, awareness of this issue has grown since I first set up my social enterprise, … Continue Reading