Acas has published a new report containing research on the estimated cost of workplace conflict in the UK and it makes startling reading – Estimating the costs of workplace conflict. Acas has described the research as “a landmark event and hopefully one that will really ignite the debate about taking conflict more seriously”. Conflict is an issue at every level within a business from Boards and shareholders right down to the shop floor. The research has sought to take a systematic approach to analysing the incidence and estimating the cost of workplace conflict across UK organisations of all sorts.
The key statistics are truly attention-grabbing. Continue reading “Guess how much it costs…”