Few organisations have overhauled their harassment and misconduct policies, despite the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #metoo campaign.
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Few organisations believe their harassment and sexual misconduct policies need overhauling, despite the spotlight cast on the issue by the Harvey Weinstein scandal and subsequent campaign.
A poll carried out by ICSA: The Governance Institute found that only 13% of organisations are reviewing harassment and sexual misconduct policies, while 71% have so far declined to do so. ICSA, the professional body for company secretaries, said a further 15% were unclear.
Peter Swabey, policy and research director at ICSA, said the results pointed to a high level of confidence in current policies, codes of conduct, Dignity at Work and grievance polic
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