If this doesn’t work, they can make a formal complaint using their employer’s grievance procedure.If this doesn’t work and they’re still being harassed, they can take legal action at an employment tribunal.
Often times, there are protocols that must be followed, especially if the one doing the bullying is a superior or a high level member of management.
With the increased number of reports of harassment and intimidation at work, companies are taking a proactive stance on the situation.
New, stricter zero tolerance policies are being implemented in an attempt to prevent bullying between co-workers and members of management.
Although this may seem like you are letting the other person get the best of you, quite the contrary.
By not feeding into the negativity, you eliminate any action that could be used against you if the other person provokes you into a verbal skirmish.