Digital copy of Exhibit 27: Report into Allegations of Bullying of States Employees presented to the States of Jersey Employment Board on 28 September 2009 by Christopher Chapman. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Witness 7's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 2015 [C/D/AW2/B1/2/WS000544].

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September 28th 2009 - September 28th 2009

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Includes an introduction to the report, referring to the receipt of correspondence from the Health and Safety Inspectorate regarding information that the States of Jersey Employment Board was failing to discharge its duties by failing to take sufficient action to support employees suffering harassment and associated stress. Refers to resolution to appoint an independent person to carry out an Inquiry, outlining terms of reference. Refers to Senator Syvret having identified himself as the subject of the investigation. Also refers to acceptance of the appointment and the original terms of reference, outlining assistance provided to him in order to carry out the inquiry. Includes an overview of Mr Chapman's qualification and experience. Report includes sections on: the initial reference to the States Employment Board and the decision to hold an investigation; the appointment and terms of reference; the definition of bullying and harassment; excluded matters and the methodology of the investigation; the relevant laws of the States of Jersey including health and safety legislation, employment protection legislation and legislation prohibiting harassment; relevant policies of the States of Jersey and guidance from the Jersey Acas; relevant aspects of the States of Jersey Law and Standing Orders; conclusions on the issues raised by the terms of reference including conclusions on the nature and extent of the alleged harassment and bullying, conclusions on the impact of the bullying and harassment and overall conclusions on the investigation; and recommendations on how best to address the alleged harassment. Also includes an appendix setting out the full text of Mr Chapman's e-mail inviting Senator Syvret to meet him and Senator Syvret's reply, both dated 15 August 2009.


Allen, Frank
Breckon, Alan, Senator
Chapman, Christopher
Le Sueur, Terry, Senator
Perchard, Jim, Senator
Pinel, Mick
Pollard, J
Reid, Sue
Syvret, Stuart, Senator
Upex, Robert, Professor
Central Arbitration Committee
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
European Convention on Human Rights
European Union
Health and Safety Inspectorate
Health and Social Services
Jersey Advisory and Conciliation Service
Jersey Civil Service Joint Council
Jersey Evening Post
London School of Economics
Prospect (Trade Union)
Privileges and Procedures Committee
Royal Court
Royal Society of Arts
States Employment Board
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police


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