OPINION -HOW MEDIA ATTENTION ON NDA’S IMPACTS ON MIND & VICTIMS OF WORKPLACE BULLYING

Following on from my blog post from earlier this week highlighting the misuse of Non Disclosure Agreements (NDA’s), the matter has now had top billing in the news following Lord Hain’s disclosure under parliamentary privilege concerning allegations surrounding tycoon Sir Philip Green. There was a very interesting opening debate on last night's Question Time on BBC … Continue reading OPINION -HOW MEDIA ATTENTION ON NDA’S IMPACTS ON MIND & VICTIMS OF WORKPLACE BULLYING

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NON DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS & HOW BULLYING CHARITIES LIKE MIND MISUSE THEM

Anyone who is being ‘bullied out’ of the workplace and decides to appeal or challenge it needs to know about Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA’s). They are dished out like sweets at bullying charities like MIND to prevent vulnerable people from speaking out and exposing their culture of workplace bullying & abuse In today’s Telegraph there’s an … Continue reading NON DISCLOSURE AGREEMENTS & HOW BULLYING CHARITIES LIKE MIND MISUSE THEM

BULLYING ALLEGATIONS EMERGE AT ANOTHER NATIONAL CHARITY

In what are remarkable similarities to the toxic culture of workplace bullying and abuse at mental health charity Mind, RSPCA is the latest charity to be rocked by accusations. The charity has also issued a similar response to Mind about not tolerating bullying. Let's hope that unlike Mind they actually mean this and will clean … Continue reading BULLYING ALLEGATIONS EMERGE AT ANOTHER NATIONAL CHARITY

‘STRONGER TOGETHER’ – THE RALLY CRY OF MIND IN WALES IN WAKE OF MORE BULLYING CASES

Yesterday the CEOs of the 20 local Minds in Wales should have met in North Wales for their One Mind in Wales meeting but it seems not many were there? A sign of the growing problems of Mind in Wales  with the toxic bullying culture spreading and safeguarding concerns surfacing. Despite the adoption of the hashtag … Continue reading ‘STRONGER TOGETHER’ – THE RALLY CRY OF MIND IN WALES IN WAKE OF MORE BULLYING CASES

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY & ME – A PERSONAL REFLECTION

There’s nothing quite like being outdoors in the beautiful late autumn sunshine to make you reflect on things and put things in perspective. And yesterday, Wednesday 10th October we were spoilt with glorious sunshine and temperatures we are grateful for even in flaming June. Yesterday of course was also World Mental Health Day (WMHD) so … Continue reading WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY & ME – A PERSONAL REFLECTION

WELSH GOVERNMENT GIVE FURTHER FUNDING & SUPPORT TO BULLYING CHARITY MIND CYMRU

Mind Cymru has been given yet further funding by the Welsh  Government despite the growing evidence of serious bullying and abuse involving Mind's activities in Wales. Vaughan Gething, Cabinet Secretary for Health & Wellbeing, has announced that Mind Cymru will be given a substantial share of more than £1.3 million public money to develop 4 … Continue reading WELSH GOVERNMENT GIVE FURTHER FUNDING & SUPPORT TO BULLYING CHARITY MIND CYMRU

THE LATEST BULLYING ALLEGATIONS CONCERNING MIND CYMRU.WILL THE CHARITY COMMISSION NOW TAKE FIRM ACTION?

An unnamed source within Mind Cymru has told colleagues involved in the @BullyingatMIND Twitter group that Director Sara Moseley has been informed of yet more serious allegations of workplace bullying at another local Mind in Wales. The latest allegations centre around bullying by the Director to a number of staff. It is understood that there … Continue reading THE LATEST BULLYING ALLEGATIONS CONCERNING MIND CYMRU.WILL THE CHARITY COMMISSION NOW TAKE FIRM ACTION?

THE HARSH TRUTH ABOUT LIFE AT MIND INFOLINE & ITS LINK TO MIND’S WORKPLACE BULLYING CULTURE

Mind's website extols the virtues of its claim to be THE mental health charity that ' won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect'. To the countless victims of bullying and abuse at Mind who have been left with mental health scars , none of us are fooled by … Continue reading THE HARSH TRUTH ABOUT LIFE AT MIND INFOLINE & ITS LINK TO MIND’S WORKPLACE BULLYING CULTURE

GASLIGHTING – the common tactic of the bully at MIND

In the year or so I have been writing this blog many other victims of workplace bullying at MIND have come forward and spoken about their own experiences of bullying and abuse at this well-known mental health charity. Nearly every one of them talks about gaslighting as a common feature of the bullying. But what … Continue reading GASLIGHTING – the common tactic of the bully at MIND

TO SPEAK OUT OR NOT? THE STARK CHOICE FOR VICTIMS OF WORKPLACE BULLYING

As we know workplace bullying is thriving here in the UK. It seems to be the last taboo in the workplace - not spoken about and brushed under the carpet - that's despite the devastation it causes and the almost unstoppable rise in cases. Of course it does not help that so little is really … Continue reading TO SPEAK OUT OR NOT? THE STARK CHOICE FOR VICTIMS OF WORKPLACE BULLYING