Talking HR telly — smooth as Silk

A hand on the knee. A promise in return for a favour. An inappropriate comment.

The recent TV series Silk portrayed a situation where the senior clerk was accused of sexual harassment against a pupil for similar actions. The senior clerk was actually trying to secure the pupil’s vote for the head of chambers. However, the matter was put to rest when it came to light that the senior clerk was suffering with terminal prostate cancer.

The question remains: if the pupil believed it to be sexual harassment, would she have won a claim? …

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