It is the responsibility of everyone to do the right thing when it comes to fair work, privacy and health and safety in the workplace.

Not just because we have to by law, but because everybody has the right to be safe at work and to be treated fairly and with respect. The most highly engaged businesses have leaders that set and maintain these standards, underpinned by a robust workplace compliance system.

In the subsequent series of 7 blog posts, we have a closer look at the 7 steps that good businesses take to mitigate the risk of non-compliance in relation to fair work, privacy and health and safety:

 

Businesses that take appropriate steps to protect themselves from the ever-increasing cost associated with breaches in safety, invasion of privacy and workplace incidents such as bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination also report higher staff engagement levels.

In particular, people report that they feel safe at work, are happy and by default they do a better job at serving the customer!