If an individual gives false evidence or makes an allegation in bad faith, then they are not protected from victimisation under the Act.Bullying can be defined as offensive, intimidating, malicious or insulting behaviour, an abuse of misuse of power that undermines, humiliates, denigrates or injures the recipient (emotionally or physically) - but it doesn't have a legal definition in the Equality Act.It can be done by one or more persons and it is aimed at an individual or a group to make them feel inferior to other people.
The College's standards of conduct prohibit violent and threatening behavior.
Should an investigation determine that an employee engaged in such misconduct he/she could be subject to disciplinary action or immediate dismissal.
All employees are expected to cooperate in any investigation.
A timely resolution of each report should be reached and communicated to all parties involved as soon as possible.
The aggressor typically scopes the characteristics and vulnerabilities of their victims, so they are aware of how they are being manipulated.