Workplace Conflict | Early Intervention, Estimated Costs and Employment Law an Ellis Whittham Webinar

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Whether it relates to objections about the job itself or individuals just don’t get along, workplace conflict is bad for business.

While only 5% of employees who experienced conflict resigned as a result and just 9% took time off, 40% of those who remained at work reported being less motivated and more than half (56%) reported stress, anxiety and/or depression. This ‘presenteeism’ has a considerable impact on productivity and businesses’ bottom line.

In this free 40-minute session, we will explore the impact of workplace conflict on organisations, looking at preventative measures and the positive impact that becoming a wellbeing-centric organisation can have on reducing conflict within the workplace and the need for more formal procedures.

​Hosted by Head of Team and solicitor, Jane Hallas, alongside special guest Stephanie Robinson, Director of HR Consultancy from our partner’s Law at Work, this session will cover:

  • The costs of not dealing with conflict appropriately, including the estimated costs of resignations, absences and reduced productivity;
  • Formal approaches to conflict resolution, including workplace mediation, disciplinary and grievance procedures;
  • The legal implications of a formal approach and how to manage this process compliantly;
  • How to minimise the risks around successful constructive dismissal, discrimination and whistleblowing claims and what this looks like; and
  • The escalation to early conciliation notices and Employment Tribunal claims.
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