New duty to prevent sexual harassment at work

This article was originally published in the January 2024 edition of stronger, the ALARM journal. ALARM is a not-for-profit professional membership association that has supported risk management practitioners since 1991. They provide members with outstanding support to achieve professional excellence including education, training, guidance and best practice, networking, and industry recognition for excellence across risk management. For more information, visit and follow @ALARMrisk on Twitter and LinkedIn.

The Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Act 2023 mandates employers to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.

In this article, Kennedys Associate Yasmin Brown outlines how the Act will impact employers, as well as the steps which should be taken in order to prepare for this change in law.

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