Jargon Buster – H

Word
Meaning

HACCP

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points assessment.

Harassment

Harassment is when someone behaves in a way which offends you or makes you feel distressed or intimidated. This could be abusive comments or jokes, graffiti or insulting gestures. Harassment is a form of discrimination under the Equality Act 2010. If you’ve experienced this kind of behaviour you may be able to do something about it.

Hazard

Anything that may cause harm

HMRC

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customers - responsible for the collection of taxes, the payment of state support.

Homeworking

Home working can cover various scenarios: Occasional working, part and part which is working from home and office based, working entirely at home apart from meetings.

HR

Human Resources.