Sexual harassment and the law

Read the practical guidance for employers on sexual harassment in the workplace, including a definition and examples of what sexual harassment is. The guide is published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission and sets out 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 and what might amount to criminal behaviour.

Resources on reporting sexual harassment and the use of non-disclosure agreements

We have published resources to help solicitors and firms understand our expectations around behaviour and reporting which involve sexual harassment and other inappropriate conduct.

Read our warning notice about the use of non-disclosure agreements.

Read our question of ethics for case studies about settlements involving allegations of discrimination and complaints of sexual harassment.

Read our FAQs about reporting sexual harassment and the use of non-disclosure agreements.