The Valla guide to
Bullying at work
There is no legal definition that defines workplace bullying, but it can be described as unwanted behaviour that can cause someone either physical or mental harm.
Bullying at work guides
What is workplace harassment and how is it different from bullying?
Bullying, harassment and discrimination have distinct meanings in UK law. Learn the differences, so you can gather the best evidence to defend yourself.
5 minute read
The 9 protected characteristics
The Equality Act 2010 protects people against discrimination. The Act lists 9 ‘protected characteristics’ including age, gender, race, disability, religion and more.(https://valla.uk/guides/support-friends-having-a-tough-time-at-work)
8 minute read
5 Examples of workplace behaviour that’s not okay
Everyone deserves to be treated with respect at work. If you are worried about how you are being treated, here are just a few examples of behaviour that is not ok.
9 minute read
Healthy vs. toxic work environments: understanding the difference
Are you going through a bad time at work or is it just a bad place to work? Learn the differences between a healthy or toxic workplace culture.
5 minute read
Video lessons from Valla
Help a friend or colleague
Become a discrimination first aider
Become a first responder in times of crisis – someone that others can come to for help, trained in the basics of what rights employees have, discrimination law and work and what steps they can take next.
How to support friends having a tough time at work
Helping your friend or family member through work-related issues can be tricky. Find out how best you can support them during these tough times.
6 minute read