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Conferences, training seminars, meetings etc on bullying
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Tim Field has decided that after ten years of working non-stop that he must take a couple of years out from seminars and speaking engagements to recover his energies and to focus on writing which includes two more books and a film script.


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How can I recognise that I'm being bullied?
What is bullying and why me? | Definitions of bullying
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Overcoming myths, misperceptions and stereotypes
The answer to Why don't you stand up for yourself?
Bullying and vulnerability
Why have my colleagues deserted me?
What's the difference between bullying and mobbing?
What is harassment and discrimination?
Why grievance procedures are inappropriate for dealing with bullying
The difference between bullying and management
Facts, figures, surveys, costs of bullying | Cost of bullying to UK plc
UK National Workplace Bullying Advice Line statistics
Profile of the serial bully - who does this describe in your life?
Antisocial Personality Disorder | Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Paranoid Personality Disorder | Borderline Personality Disorder
Bullies and attention-seeking behaviour
Munchausen Syndrome and MSBP
Information for nurses | Information for voluntary sector employees
Information for teachers being bullied
Bullying of lecturers in further education
Bullying of lecturers in higher education
Bullying in the social services sector
Bullying in the public sector - the political dimension and
why trade unions fail to support their members

Bullying in the military | Bullying of students
Scheduled training and conferences on bullying | Other events about bullying
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Tuesday 27 January 1998: Institute of Personnel and Development (IPD) conference Beating the bullies: a one-day workshop on how to avoid workplace bullying. Details:  IPD (I), Stephens House, 7/8 Upper Mount Street, Dublin 2, Tel +353 1 676 6655, Fax +353 1 676 7229, email ipd@iol.ie. Time: 9am-5pm. Registration from 8.30am. Cost: IPD members £175, non-members £195. Venue: The Alexander Hotel, at Merrion Square, Dublin 2. All delegates receive a free copy of Tim Field's book Bully in sight: how to predict, resist, challenge and combat workplace bullying.
Aims: To develop policies, procedures and strategies to tackle bullying; to raise awareness of bullying so that everyone knows, understands and recognises bullying behaviour; to address cultural issues which may facilitate the practice of bullying.
Chair person: Carmel Foley (Chief Executive, Employment Equality Agency). Speakers:
Dianah Worman (IPD UK) Bullying is bad for business!
Tim Field A survivor shares his insight
Freida Murray (Equal Opportunities manager, ESB) ESB Draft bullying policy
Dr Mona O'Moore (Trinity College Dublin) Recent Irish Study
Tony Moriarty (MSF union) A Trade Union Perspective
Fiona Tiernan (MD Resolve - Progressive Employment Services) Development and implementation of policy
**** Over 100 delegates attended this hugely successful seminar ****

Wednesday 18 February 1998: MSF conference Bullying at work: time to say STOP! MSF members £10, non-members £15. Details: Eamonn Oakes, Regional Organiser, MSF, 545 Antrim Road, Belfast, Tel 01232 370551, Fax 01232 370687. Time 9.30am-4.30pm. Venue: Beechlawn Hotel, Dunmurry, Belfast. Speakers:
Tim Field What is bullying at work?
Ciaran Mulholland The psychological cost of bullying
Marie Mallon Creating an anti-bullying culture in the organisation
Richard Steele Legal remedies for those who are bullied
Barbara Martin The unique role of the staff representative in bullying cases
**** Almost 200 people attended this superb one-day introduction to bullying in the workplace. The conference was featured on both BBC radio and TV, as well as in many Irish newspapers ****

Saturday 21 March 1998: UK National Work-Stress Network conference. Contact Dianne Jones, 28 Haywood Crescent, Waters Edge, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 6NB, UK, or email Ian Draper. Speakers: Jill Earnshaw (barrister and lecturer in employment law, UMIST, and co-author of Stress and Employer Liability with Cary Cooper), John Usher (Thompson Solicitors, veteran of the John Walker case), Peter Skinner MEP (the European dimension and what's in the Brussels pipeline), and Tim Field. Cost £25 per head (day delegate), £10 unwaged. Time 9.30am-16.30pm. Venue: NASUWT Conference Centre, Rednal, Birmingham, UK.
**** Around 60 people attended this pioneering conference on stress ****

25/26 March 1998: The International Harassment Network Higher and Further Education Branch Annual Conference.
Venue: Somerville College Oxford. Keynote address on Bullying by Helge Hoel, University of Salford. A participative and practical conference, with a choice of parallel  sessions.  Speakers: Imogen Clark LLB (Addleshaw Booth & Co), Dr Michael George (St Thomas University, Canada), Stuart Ainsworth (University of Strathclyde), Maureen Eby (Open University), Joan Whieldon LLB LLM (University of Derby), Tim Field, Dr Les Garner, University of Greenwich, Orla Egan (University College Cork, Ireland), Vicki Merchant, Andrew Johnson (University of Strathclyde). Attend either one or both days as a residential or day delegate. Residential rates: £185 for one day, £335 for two days (+ VAT). Non-residential rates: £125 for one day, £210 for two days, plus VAT. Further details from Vicki Merchant: +44 (0)1772 728627, fax +44 (0)1772 761002, or email merchant.v@dial.pipex.com, web site http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/merchant.v/

29 April-1 May 1998: SSRG (the network for research, information, planning and evaluation in social, housing and health services) Annual Workshop Change in social and health care: researching it; managing it, and surviving it. Details from Alan Bunting, Secretary, SSRG North West Region, Tameside Social Services Department, Planning & Commissioning Unit, Rydal House, Rydal Avenue, Hyde SK14 4QB, Tel 0161 366 7333, Fax 0161 351 1311.

Wednesday 13 - Thursday 14 May 1998: International Harassment Network Annual Conference, The Conference Centre, Oxford. Speakers include Dr Ståle Einarsen (University of Bergen, Norway), Joanna Blackburn LLB (Mishcon de Reya), Charu Ainscough (EO Officer, Lancashire County Council), Maureen Eby (Open University), Magriet Herman (Consultant Social Worker and Co-author Corporate Hyenas at Work), Michele Sedgewick (Solicitor, legal adviser, UNISON), Roger Bentley (Director of Personnel) and Alison Dean (Medical Staffing Manager, Crawley Horsham NHS Trust), Deborah Lee (Centre for Women and Gender, University of Warwick), Walter Brennan (Ashworth Hospital), Joan Whieldon (University of Derby), Susan Marais (Co-author Corporate Hyenas at Work), Shirley Morgan (University of Western Sydney), and Tim Field. Details: Vicki Merchant, Merchant & Co, 15 Powis Road, Preston, Lancashire PR2 1AD, UK, Tel 01772 728627, Fax 01772 761002, email merchant.v@dial.pipex.com, web site http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/merchant.v/

Tuesday 19 May 1998: Strategies for avoiding bullying at work litigation. Venue: The Strand Palace Hotel, London. Details: IBC UK Conferences Ltd, Gilmoora House, 57-71 Mortimer Street, London W1N 8JX, Tel 0171 637 4383, Fax 0171 631 3214. Booking hotline 0171 453 2709. Topics include insight into bullying, facts and figures, costs, legislation, recent cases, identifying and dealing with the serial bully, best practice, etc. Chair: Andrew Buchan (Barrister, Cloisters). Speakers: Charlotte Rayner (Staffordshire University Business School), Neil Crawford (Psychologist, The Tavistock Clinic, co-author with Andrea Adams of Bullying at work: how to confront and overcome it), Karen Seward (Partner and Head of Employment (London), Pinsent Curtis), Stephanie Power (Media and Campaigns Officer, TUC), Tom Mellish (Health & Safety Policy Officer, TUC), Emma Murray (HR Manager, The Consumers' Association), Ann Stokes (Course Director, University of Bristol, independent counsellor, trainer and consultant), and the seemingly omnipresent Tim Field. Web site www.ibc-uk.com

Thursday 21 May 1998: MSF conference Bullying at work: time to say STOP! Venue: Theatre Q, Arts Block, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4. Time: 10am-4pm. Cost: MSF members free, non-MSF members (who are very welcome) IR£30. Details: Brian Gallagher, MSF, 15 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Tel 01-676-2306 or 01-661-1063, Fax 01-661-1738. Speakers:
What is bullying at work? Tim Field, Founder, UK National Workplace Bullying Advice Line
The psychological cost of bullying, Ciaran Mulholland, Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Mental Health, Queen's University of Belfast
Creating an anti-bullying culture in the organisation, Dr Mona O'Moore, Senior Lecturer in Child and Educational Psychology, Trinity College Dublin
Legal remedies for those who are bullied, Mary Honan, Solicitor and Legal Adviser, Employment Equality Agency
The unique role of the staff representative in bullying cases, Tom Wall, Assistant General Secretary, Irish Congress of Trade Unions
Bullying - MSF Response, Tony Moriarty, Research Officer, MSF union
******** Around 137 people this event at UCD Dublin - there's been lots of media coverage ********

Saturday 20 June 1998: Freedom to Care support meeting after which Tim Field shares his insight in his popular presentation Bullying at Work. Venue: Quaker International Centre, 1-3 Byng Place, London WC1. Details: Freedom to Care, PO Box 125, West Molesey, Surrey KT8 1YE, Tel 0181 224 1022, email FreeCare@aol.com, web site http://members.aol.com/FreeCare/Info.htm

Monday 5 October 1998: TUC Conference No excuse: beat bullying at work kicks off a week of activities to highlight the cost and address the problem of bullying in the workplace. Cost: £34+VAT for trade unionists, £104+VAT for others. For details, see the TUC web site http://www.tuc.org.uk/bully/index.htm or write to: TUC (Anti-bullying conference), Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS, or call Joanne Pughsley or Selina Fairclough on 0171 467 1250.
NOTE *** CONFERENCE SOLD OUT ****

Thursday 15 October (Dublin) and Friday 16 October (Cork) 1998: NIFAST's popular Bullying in the Workplace seminar (dates and venues to be confirmed). NIFAST are Ireland's leading Health & Safety Training and Consultancy company. Open to everybody, with Personnel Managers, Health and Safety Managers, Human Resource Managers, Union representatives, Occupational Health Officers and Welfare and Counselling officers particularly in mind. Details: Bridin Byrne, NIFAST, 46 Airways Industrial Estate, Santry, Dublin, telephone 353 1 842 4333, fax 353 1 842 4461, email info@nifast.ie. Speakers:
Helen Emerson - The legal implications of bullying at work and Bullying: the health and safety issues
Tim Field - What is bullying? and Stress-related illness resulting from bullying

Wednesday 4 November 1998: Unison bullying conference, Council Chamber, Camden Town Hall, Judd Street, London NW1. Contact: Lynn Ramsey, Camden Unison, Tel 0171 911 1633 (direct line), Tel 0171 278 4444 x4013, Fax 0171 387 1599.

Wednesday 10 February 1999: Tough Going: constructive approaches to bullying, harassment, and conflict in the workplace, a conference jointly organised by Conflict Management Plus and the Industrial Society. Venue: Industrial Society, Peter Runge House, London. Cost: £265 + VAT. Details and bookings: Conflict Management Plus, FREEPOST Royston SG587, Herts SG8 8YA, UK, Telephone 01763 849600 or 849601, Fax 01763 849602. Speakers include John Crawley (Conflict Management Plus), Lyn Witheridge (Andrea Adams Trust), Angela Ishmael (Industrial Society), Gabriela Martens (Konflict Management Munich), Keith Mizon (ACAS), Tim Field (UK National Workplace Bullying Advice Line), Gale Issitt (Midland Bank), Tom Mellish (TUC).

Saturday 6 March 1999: ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Women's Society - Yorkshire Dealing with Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace primarily for women members of the ACCA who are based in Yorkshire.   However, non-members, ACCA students and men(!) are welcome to attend. Cost £20.00 including VAT.  Lunch is provided. Venue: Stakis Leeds Hotel, Leeds, 10.00am till 2.00pm. Details: Michelle Boyd, Regional Services Assistant,  Tel 0141 309 4095 (quote date and the title of seminar). Speaker: Tim Field.

Thursday 22 April - Friday 23 April 1999: Dignity and Fairness at Work - The Key to Quality Employment, 21st annual national conference of the Institute of Welfare Officers (IWO). Venue: Normandy Hotel, Glasgow. The focus of the conference is on the changing face of work, fairness at work, discrimination, and bullying. Open to everybody, with Personnel managers, Health and Safety managers, Human Resource managers, Union representatives, Occupational Health managers and Welfare and Counselling professionals particularly in mind. Speakers include:
Professor Cary Cooper (UMIST and IWO President) - Fairness at work - the changing face of work
John Wall (National Secretary, MSF Union) - Fairness at work White Paper; race, sex and disability discrimination; the Swedish example; unfair dismissal
Tim Field (UK National Workplace Bullying Advice Line) - Employee experiences of bullying; serial bullying; patterns of bullying; framework of assistance
Cost for non-members £225 (with accommodation and conference dinner) or £155 (conference day only). Details from Peter Morgan or Brenda Baxter, Institute of Welfare Officers, Suite 243, 78 Marylebone High Street, London W1M 3DE, Telephone Peter Morgan on Tel 01523 125465, Fax 01235 769272 or Brenda Baxter on Tel 01523 125490, Fax 0171 798 8919.

Wednesday 12 May - Thursday 13 May 1999: International Harassment Network Annual Conference, Preston, Lancashire, UK. A 2-day International Conference on Dealing with Workplace Harassment and Bullying for Human Resources and equal opportunities professionals, trade unionists, researchers and lawyers and all those interested in current knowledge and best practice. Keynote speaker: Chris Ball, MSF National Secretary. Programme includes recent legal developments and a wide choice of parallel presentations and workshops. For a programme or further information contact: Vicki Merchant, Chair, International Harassment Network, Email  merchant.v@dial.pipex.com, Tel +44 (0) 1772 728627, Fax +44 (0)1772 761002

Saturday 25 September 1999: Tim Field's first public seminar on workplace bullying. Venue: University of Northumbria City Campus, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Click here for details. Over 50 people attended.

Birmingham, Tuesday 9 November: I don't wanna fight, a conference for healthcare and social services staff groups run by the Southern Birmingham Community Health NHS Trust, Community Hospitals Division. Open to everybody. Speakers include:
Robin Heron, Head of Employment Issues, NHS Executive: keynote address on High priority issues - campaign to stop violence against staff in the NHS
Lionel Took, Department of Health Social Care: Violence against social services staff - cross-working with healthcare staff, a systems approach
Walter Brennan, Lecturer in conflict and aggression management: Zero tolerance
Ann Leedham, Regional Director of Services, West Midlands Royal College of Nursing: Bullying, violence and harassment in nursing
Tim Field, author etc: I don't wanna fight
Cost: £49 with lunch and evening reception included. Venue: Amesbury Suite, Moseley Hall Hospital, Moseley, Birmingham. For details telephone 0121 442 4321 x3519 or x3520, or fax 0121 442 3586, or write to "I Don't Wanna Fight" Conference, Health and Safety Department, Moseley Hall Hospital, Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8JL.
Over 40 people attended.

London, Saturday 20 November 1999: Workplace bullying: a threat to a secure base, International Attachment Network Saturday workshop. Open to everybody. Speakers include:
Tim Field (author, Bully in sight): Introduction: understanding and tackling bullying at work
Mario Marrone (psychoanalyst in private practice): A psychoanalytic understanding of bullying
Sally Griffin (organisational consultant): Bullying as a re-recreation of trauma
Ruth Barnett (psychoanalytic psychotherapist): There is a bully in the staff room
Petruska Clarkson (clinical and research psychologist): The role of bystander: cultural and institutional aspects
Neil Crawford (co-author with Andrea Adams of Bullying at work: how to confront and overcome it): Concluding remarks and group discussion.
Chairperson: Nicola Diamond (Regents' College)
Cost: members of IAN £70 (or £59 if paid before 10 October 1999), non-members £78 (£63 if paid before 10 Oct 99). Venue: BAP, 37 Mapesbury Road, London NW2 4HJ. Enquiries: IAN, West Hill House, Tel 0171 482 4212, fax 0171 485 7957, or email Dr Mario Marrone at M.Marrone@btinternet.com

London, Wednesday 10 May 2000: Stress and bullying in the workplace: limiting your liability and counting the cost of stress, bullying and harassment claims, Mayfair Conference Centre, London. Organised by IBC UK Conferences Ltd. Cost: £450 plus VAT. Contact: The Bookings Department, IBC UK Conferences Ltd, Gilmoora House, 57-61 Mortimer Street, London W1N 8JX, or tel Elizabeth Adele on 0171 453 5492, or email cust.serv@ibcuk.co.uk or register online at http://www.ibc-uk.com/DM1116
Conference chair: Laura Cox QC, Cloisters
Stress, harassment and bullying claims - the interrelationship between employment and personal injury claims, Elizabeth Adams and Philip Tracey, Beachcroft Wansbroughs
The bottom line impact of bullying and stress, Tim Field
Disability Discrimination Act, David Appleton, Lewis Silkin
Procedural dismissal considerations, Geoffrey Mead, Warner Cranston
Sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination in the workplace, Timothy Lawson-Cruttendon, Lawson-Cruttendon & Co
A practical guide to preventing bullying and harassment in the workplace, Aileen Hay, The Andrea Adams Trust
Limiting your liability - devising your checklist for ensuring a healthy stress-free workforce, Karen Moore, the Druine Partnership

Leeds, Thursday 18 May 2000: Crisis at Work Conference, Village Hotel and Leisure Club, 186 Otley Road, Leeds. A one-day multidisciplinary annual conference exploring the responses to personnel in crisis, organised by CRI-TEC, Crisis Training Education Counselling, Accident and Emergency Department of Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3EX. Cost £90 including lunch and refreshments. Contact Bob Wright, Tel 0113 292 6498, Fax 0113 292 2810. Speakers include:
Why am I doing this? Loss of belief and vision in one's work, Professor Steve Wright FRCN MBE, Department of Nursing Studies, St Martin's College, Lancaster
When the organisation has lost its soul, Dr Roger Moss, Consultant Psychiatrist, Torbay
Helping the mental health team survive the pressures, Christopher Hart, Community Mental Health Centre, London
Bullying at work: psychological violence and psychiatric injury, Tim Field
Caring for the carers - getting us to look after ourselves, Dr Peter Harvey, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, University Hospital, Birmingham
Caring for the practitioner of tomorrow - clinical supervision for students, Russell Ashmore, Lecturer in Nursing, Dearne Valley Nursing College

Friday 23 June 2000: Violent & Aggressive Behaviour In The Workplace ... ensuring the safety and wellbeing of your staff. A free seminar hosted by Reliance Security Services Limited. Venue: The City Stadium, Leicester City Football Club, Filbert Street, Leicester LE2 7FL.
0930 hrs Registration and Coffee
1000 hrs Chairman's Introduction by Philip Edwards, Associate Director, Reliance Security Services Limited
1015 hrs Combating Violence In The Workplace, Mark Dawes, National Federation For Personal Safety
1100 hrs Break
1120 hrs Dealing With The Workplace Bully, Tim Field, Success Unlimited
1150 hrs Personal Safety Strategies Whilst On Company Business, Philip Lowe, Head of Philip Lowe Consultancy
1230 hrs Open Discussions And Questions
1300 hrs Buffet Lunch

Designed for Security Managers, Premises Managers and Human Resources Managers to cover topics that are particularly relevant to industrial premises, office premises and retail outlets. During our consultation and planning of this seminar, we found that issues of relevance centre around violence towards staff, bullying by colleagues or customers and the personal safety of employees whilst engaged on company business. Aimed at all managers looking to improve their understanding of the application of legal and operational issues, so if appropriate, please bring a colleague with you. Places are limited, so an early response is advised. To register your free place, contact Amanda Gill-Mara, General Manager, Reliance Security Services Limited, 87 Derby Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 5AE, Tel 01509 265556, Fax 01509 265558.

Friday 29 September 2000: Violence & Aggressive Behaviour In The Workplace. A free seminar hosted by Reliance Security Services Limited. Venue: Putteridgebury Conference Centre, Hitchin Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, UK.
0930 hrs Registration and coffee
1000 hrs Chairman's introduction by Philip Edwards, Associate Director, Reliance Security Services Limited
1010 hrs Raising personal safety issues amongst employees, Philip Lowe, Head of Philip Lowe Consultancy
1100 hrs Break
1120 hrs Dealing with the workplace bully, Tim Field, Success Unlimited
1200 hrs Exclusion orders and powers of arrest, James E Duke
1230 hrs Open Discussions And Questions
1300 hrs Buffet Lunch

Designed for Security Managers, Premises Managers and Human Resources Managers to cover topics that are particularly relevant to industrial premises, office premises and retail outlets. Aimed at all managers looking to improve their understanding of the application of legal and operational issues, so if appropriate, please bring a colleague with you. Places are limited, so an early response is advised. To register your free place, contact Sandra Burrell, General Manager, Reliance Security Services Limited, Surety House, Kingsway Industrial Trading Estate, Kingsway, Luton LU1 1LP, Tel 01582 429691, Fax 01582 720505

During 2000: Liberty Risk Services' popular Bullying in the Workplace seminar. Liberty Risk Services (formerly NIFAST) are Ireland's leading Health & Safety Training and Consultancy company. Open to everybody, with Personnel Managers, Health and Safety Managers, Human Resource Managers, Union representatives, Occupational Health Officers and Welfare and Counselling officers particularly in mind. Venue: Dublin. Details: Bridin Byrne, Liberty Risk Services, 46 Airways Industrial Estate, Santry, Dublin, telephone 353 1 842 4333, fax 353 1 842 4461, email info@nifast.ie. Speakers:
Helen Emerson - The legal implications of bullying at work and Bullying: the health and safety issues
Tim Field - What is bullying? and Stress-related illness resulting from bullying

Friday 13 October 2000: Dignity at work conference at the Business Learning and Conference Centre, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. The conference covers all aspects of identifying and dealing with bullying and harassment in the workplace.
9:00-9:30 Coffee and registration
9:30-9:40 Chair's remarks and scene setting, Erik Schmidt, Human Resource Manager, UDV
9:40-9:50 Welcome by Janet Lowe, Board Director, Business Learning and Conference Centre
9:50-10:40 Psychological violence and psychiatric injury; the cost of bullying at work, Tim Field
10:40-11:05 Issues for the public sector, Oonagh Aitken, Chief Executive, COSLA
11:05-11:20 Coffee
11:20-12:20 Workshop One
12:20-1:15 Lunch
1:15-1:40 The Trade Union perspective, Matt Smith, Scottish Secretary, UNISON
1:40-2:05 Work/life balance and the reality of the law on bullying and stress, Toni McAlindin, Barrister specialising in labour law
2:05-3:05 Workshop Two
3:05-3:20 Coffee
3:20-3:50 Panel question time
3:50-4:00 Chair's closing remarks
4:00-4:45 Drinks reception sponsored by UDV, United Distillers and Vintners
Workshops
Workplace health at Motorola, Liz Glencorse, EAP consultant
How to change the culture, Philip Atkinson, UDV, Director of Transformations UK Ltd and author of several business books
Focusing on strategies for prevention of bullying and harassment in the workplace, Rozeanne Foyer, Assistant Secretary STUC, Equal Opportunities Officer
The challenge for employee assistance programmes in helping people cope with problems in the workplace, Pat Graham MD, Solutions for People Ltd, EAPs and personal development training
Case study - from A-Z, Sue Clyne, Director of Human Resources, Edinburgh Leisure
Releasing the human capital into the workplace, Dr Fiona Macdonald, Occupational Health Specialist
Venue: Business Learning and Conference Centre (BLCC), Halbeath, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland KY11 8DY. Cost £150 + VAT inclusive. For more information or to book a place call Lindsey or Margaret on tel 01383 559000, fax 01383 559001, or email them on lkidd@lauder.ac.uk or mmillar@lauder.ac.uk

Friday 7 December 2001: Making sense of Bullying at work, facing the issue of bullying head-on in 2002, a Pavilion one-day conference. The aim is to help delegates develop an awareness of the concept of bullying within the workplace in order to move from silent bystander/witness to a more proactive approach. Venue: ORT House Conference Centre, 126 Albert Street, Camden, London NW1 7NE. Cost £217.36 (independent organisation), £193.86 (public sector and charity), £135.11 (individual and small voluntary organisation). Some sponsored and free places may be available. Book online at www.pavpub.com
Speakers include
Welcome and introduction: moving from an individual response to strategic action, Angela Eden, Organisational Consultant
From playground to the workplace - the nature of bullying, Peter Wilson, Director, Young Minds
Continuity in behaviour: do bullies ever grow up? Tim Field, Author, Bully in sight
No excuse: beat bullying at work, TUC/Industrial Society video presentation
Legal and funding aspects of bullying, Paul Spencer, Barrister, Cloisters
Corporate behaviour and its results - the incidence of bullying and strategies for tackling the problem, Diana Lamplugh OBE, Director of The Suzy Lamplugh Trust
Parallel workshop sessions
Standing up to the bully, Angela Eden
Identifying bullying behaviour
, Jo Clifton, Author, Bully Off
Racial bullying, Ronnie Wilson, Commission for Racial Equality
Fight, flight, freeze or flow?, Michael Mallows, Author, trainer and psychotherapist
Setting up an investigation system - the pros and cons of an internal system, Sue Rogers, Senior HR Manager, HSBC
The Trade Union role in tackling bullying, Tom Mellish, TUC Health & Safety Policy Officer
(Programme correct at time of update)

Tuesday 30 April 2002: SOS Stress or Success, an NHS Plus one-day conference looking at the contributory factors and ways of tackling stress. Organised by Occupational Health Services, Tees & North East Yorkshire NHS Trust. Venue: Judges at Kirklevington Hall on the A67 between Yarm and Kirklevington near Middlesbrough, Teeside, England. Cost £65, details from Carole Parkes and Marion O'Callaghan, tel 01642 345674, email carole@nhsplus.freeserve.co.uk (closing date 23 April).
Speakers include:
Tom Mellish, Stress Specialist, TUC
Fiona Attwell, Stockton Borough Council
Lynne Friedli, Chief Executive of Mentality
Tim Field, Author and publisher

Saturday 31 August 2002: Maraboon Tavern, Emerald, Queensland, Australia. Entrance is A$33.00 for one session or A$44.00 for both sessions, under 18 free and for those experiencing severe hardship there will limited financial support from local aid agencies. Program:
3.30pm-5.30pm: Bullying in the schoolyard for parents, community members, students, school leaders, teachers etc
6.30pm-8.30pm: Bullying in the workplace for business managers, community members etc.

Monday 2 September 2002: Inchcolm Hotel, 73 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane 4000, Queensland, Australia. Entrance is A$33.00 for one session or A$44.00 for both sessions. Program:
3.30pm-5.30pm: Bullying in the schoolyard for parents, community members, students, school leaders, teachers etc
6.30pm-8.30pm: Bullying in the workplace for business managers, community members etc.
Contact: carli@onetogreenetravel.com.au, in Australia tel 07 3221 3399, fax 07 3221 3599.

Wednesday 6 November, 1.30 - 4.30 pm: Bullying at work - a faith perspective. Venue: Garry Weston Library, Southwark Cathedral. The training seminar will look at:
- the reasons how and why people find themselves targeted,
- the strategies people can adopt to protect themselves against bullies wherever they occur.
Facilitators from the South London Industrial Mission will help explore these issues from a faith perspective.
For individuals, employers, carers and pastors, this seminar is organised by the South London Industrial Mission (SLIM). Price including refreshments £25.00. Pre-book by contacting South London Industrial Mission: 
27 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8NY
Telephone 020 7928 3970 Fax 020 7928 1148
E-mail: slim@dswark.org.uk
Details of the seminar are at: http://www.industrialmission.org/pages/presser1.html and http://www.industrialmission.org/pages/eventapp.html

Monday 19th May 2003: “I Power I”, the first London Based Anti-Bullying Conference for young people, 10am-5pm, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, Highbury Corner, Islington N1.

Wednesday 18 June 2003: Personnel Conference: Happy Mondays, organised by Employers in Voluntary Housing (EVH). Venue: STUC Centre, 333 Woodlands Road, Glasgow. For details email Margaret@evh.org.uk
Speakers:
Jane Fraser, Maclay, Murray & Spens: So, what did you expect? Employment law update, will it make your life easier?
Robin Sinclair, Results Group, The Effective Manager
Eamonn Connolly, EVH, Grading Guidelines unplugged
Bernadette Monaghan, Director, Apex Scotland Ltd, Employing ex-offenders
Tim Field, Why me?
Susan Deacon, MSP, and Waqar Azmi OBE, National Head of Equality and Diversity, TMP Worldwide: Developing and Managing Equality and Diversity Initiatives

Saturday 18th October 2003: Establishing Anti-Bullying in the Workplace Support Groups is a seminar being organised by DAWN in Birmingham, England, on Saturday 18th October 2003, 10.15am to 4pm. Approximate cost £10. Updated details available at www.dignityatworknow.org.uk. The event aims to enable those who have set up support groups to share their experience with those who are in the planning stages of their own support group in their own area. The event has the endorsement of the Andrea Adams Trust and The Field Foundation. At the end of the seminar there will be discussion of a proposal to establish a Confederation of UK Anti-Bullying in the Workplace Support Groups. For further information and to register your interest, email DAWN chairperson Keith Munday at keith@dignityatworknow.org.uk, or ring mobile 07748540332, or write to DAWN, PO Box 11435, Birmingham, B32 2WD.

Thursday 4 December 2003, Saltash, Plymouth, Cornwall: Bullying: injury, re-empowerment and recovery, a thought-provoking and stimulating workshop for front-line managers and others in health, education and social services addressing bullying in the workplace and the legacy of childhood bullying, led by Tim Field. Topics include:
* Facts and figures – the prevalence and costs of bullying
* Injury to Health –the real impact of bullying
* How to recognise bullying behaviour and tactics
* The profile of the serial bully
* The profile of the bully’s target
* Putting the whole picture together
* Legal aspects of bullying
* Practical strategies to enable re-empowerment and recovery from bullying

Tim Field speaks at the Inaugural UK/European Symposium on Addictive Disorders
UKESAD website and conference programme and conference speaker list


Where now at Bully OnLine?
How can I recognise that I'm being bullied?
What is bullying and why me? | Definitions of bullying
Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about bullying
Overcoming myths, misperceptions and stereotypes
The answer to Why don't you stand up for yourself?
Bullying and vulnerability
Why have my colleagues deserted me?
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Why grievance procedures are inappropriate for dealing with bullying
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Facts, figures, surveys, costs of bullying | Cost of bullying to UK plc
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Profile of the serial bully - who does this describe in your life?
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why trade unions fail to support their members

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