Bullying in Shetland Islands Council

Yabootoyou made this Freedom of Information request to Shetland Islands Council

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The request was successful.

Dear Sir / Madam,

This request is being made to make the public at large and people in each authority aware of which councils are the worst offenders or the better examples when it comes to bullying in the workplace. All councils have very similar anti-bullying / dignity at work policies, but there seems to be a difference in the level of bullying. This is intended to statistically show those differences.

Please reply to the first two questions first as they are the most important:

a) Please inform me of the cost of dealing with this request.

1) How many official complaints of harassment and bullying at work did you receive between the 1st April 2009 and the 31st December 2015?

2) How many of these complaints were upheld in favour of the
complainant?

Please reply to these questions if the £450 limit is not exceeded or in order of the questions up to the limit should the limit be surpassed somewhere within these questions:

3) How many of those which were not upheld in favour of the
complainant went on to Appeal?

4) How many of those that went to Appeal were found to favour the
complainant?

5) How many complaints went on to an Employment Tribunal?

6) How many of these were found to uphold the complaint?

7) Out of how many of those allegations (the number given to question 1) did the complainant of
bullying claim that the bullies were telling lies?

8) How many staff does your authority have and what is the current population within your authority's area?

Yours faithfully

Mr Lewis

Shetland Islands Council

Mr Lewis

We acknoweldge receipt of your request for information.

This is receiving attention, and we will provide you with a response as soon as possible.

Regards, L Adamson

Louise Adamson
Committee Officer
Shetland Islands Council
8 North Ness Business Park
Lerwick
Shetland
ZE1 09LZ

Tel: 01595 744555

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Shetland Islands Council

Dear Mr Lewis

Thank you for your recent FOI. In order for us to log\progress your request could you please
provide your first name for our records?

Thank you
Best regards
Marie

Marie Robertson | Business Support Assistant
Governance & Law, Executive Services,
Shetland Islands Council, 8 North Ness Business Park,
Shetland, ZE1 0LZ

Tel: 01595 744581

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Dear Shetland Islands Council,

I am not required under FOI law to provide a first name and do not wish to.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Lewis

Yabootoyou

Shetland Islands Council

Dear Mr Lewis,

In reference to guidance issued by the Scottish Information Commissioner, please see the information provided in the following link:

http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/FAQ/G...

Regards,
Rachel

Rachel Macleod
Committee Assistant
Governance and Law
Corporate Services
Shetland Islands Council
8 North Ness Business Park
Lerwick
Shetland
ZE1 0LZ
Tel: 01595 744553

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Dear Shetland Islands Council,

...which says "At the very least, your request should include your initial and your surname."

My initial is P.

Yours faithfully,

Mr P Lewis

Yabootoyou

Shetland Islands Council

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Dear Mr Lewis

Thank you for your recent FOI request. Please find Shetland Islands Council's responses incorporated into your original request below. I trust this response meets your request. However, if you are dissatisfied with the way in which the Council has dealt with your request for information then you may ask the authority to review its actions and decisions in relation to your request by submitting a formal appeal. The process for lodging appeals is set out in the attached leaflet.

Kind regards,

Avril Manson
Business Support Assistant
Executive Services
Shetland Islands Council
8 North Ness Business Park
Lerwick
Shetland, ZE1 0LZ

Tel: 01595 744067

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Dear Shetland Islands Council,

This is only an information sheet on appeals. You have not sent anything which answers my questions.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Lewis

Yabootoyou

Shetland Islands Council

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Dear Mr Lewis

 

Thank you for your recent FOI request.   

 

Please find Shetland Islands Council's responses incorporated into your
original request below (these have been highlighted in red). 

 

I trust this response meets your request.  However, if you are
dissatisfied with the way in which the Council has dealt with your request
for information then you may ask the authority to review its actions and
decisions in relation to your request by submitting a formal appeal.  The
process for lodging appeals is set out in the attached leaflet.

 

Kind regards,

 

Avril Manson

Business Support Assistant

Executive Services

Shetland Islands Council

8 North Ness Business Park

Lerwick

Shetland, ZE1 0LZ

 

Tel: 01595 744067

 

 

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