Sexual harassment and the law: guidance for employers

Advice and Guidance

Who is this page for?

  • Employers

Which countries is it relevant to?

    • Great Britain

First published: 04 Dec 2017

sexual harassment and the law guidance for employers

Practical guidance for employers on sexual harassment in the workplace, including:

  • definition and examples of what sexual harassment is
  • your responsibilities as an employer
  • what a sexual harassment policy should include
  • how to put the policy into practice
  • how to handle sexual harassment complaints
  • criminal behaviour

Sexual harassment is unlawful under the Equality Act 2010.

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