Bullying & Harassment at Work Lawyers
If you believe you have been the subject of harassment or bullying at work, the specialist employment lawyers at Percy Hughes & Roberts Solicitors can offer you all the legal advice you need. We can examine the evidence and determine whether you are entitled to make a bullying at work claim, which could help you to get your life back on track.
We understand the distress you have likely endured, and will do our utmost to achieve justice for those who have been unfairly treated by their employers. We have been helping people across the Wirral, Merseyside and further afield with practical, cost-effective legal advice for more than a century.
Speak to the bullying and harassment at work lawyers at Percy Hughes & Roberts Solicitors today. Get in touch with us by calling 0800 781 3894, or complete our online enquiry form and we will contact you at a time that is convenient for you.
How our bullying at work solicitors can help you
Our experienced employment lawyers have a great deal of knowledge surrounding the law around bullying at work claims. We will guide you through the required steps to protect your position and bring the bullying or harassment to an end, ensuring you are given practical and sensitive legal advice at every stage.
We understand the profound impact that workplace bullying and harassment can have on your life, as well as your career prospects, which is why we will do our utmost to ensure that those who are responsible are held to account.
If you feel you have suffered bullying or harassment in your place of work, our legal experts are here to assist you in launching legal action against your employer, as well as the individual perpetrators. This will give you the best possible chance of achieving a positive result at an Employment Tribunal, or in a constructive dismissal claim.
Why choose Percy Hughes & Roberts Solicitors?
By choosing Percy Hughes & Roberts Solicitors to handle your bullying at work claim, you can rest assured that you are in good hands. We are committed to delivering the highest standards of service, and have been providing concise, high-quality legal advice for more than a century.
We hold a number of industry accreditations, including Lexcel, the Law Society's quality standard. This means we are recognised for providing top-tier legal services to our clients.
What is bullying and harassment?
Bullying and harassment at work is extremely serious and can have a significant negative impact on the life of the person on the receiving end. While many people believe that both terms describe the same thing, their definitions are slightly different.
There is no legal definition of bullying however it can be described as follows:
- Bullying: Often more subtle than harassment, bullying defines behaviour that is offensive and insulting in nature, including abuses of power that have the intention of belittling or humiliating the victim.
The legal definition of harassment is as follows:
- Harassment: The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) states that harassment is “generally unwanted conduct affecting the dignity of employees in the workplace”. It tends to be more obvious than bullying, and can be related to a wide range of factors including age, gender, race, religion or nationality.
What are examples of bullying and harassment at work?
There are many examples of bullying and harassment in the workplace, some of which include:
- Ridiculing or demeaning someone
- Unfair treatment
- Insulting words or behaviour
- Threatening dismissal without reason
- Inappropriate sexual advances
No matter how you have been treated, if you believe you have been the victim of workplace bullying or harassment, our lawyers can help you to determine if your case can be progressed.
Contact Percy Hughes & Roberts
Start your bullying at work claim today and seek expert legal advice from our team of experienced solicitors. Contact Percy Hughes & Roberts for a no-obligation phone consultation today.
Call us on 0800 781 3894, or fill out an online enquiry form to arrange for us to get in touch at a time that's suitable for you.
We are based in Birkenhead and cover cases across all of the North West, including Wirral, Merseyside & Cheshire. We pride ourselves on offering expert advice that's easy to understand, and we will be with you through every step of the legal process.