- Neurodiversity in the Workplace

The term ‘neurodiversity’ describes brain differences in areas such as manner of learning, attention and social skills. Examples of neurodivergence include Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and other learning differences. The UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) reports that 64% of Employers admit to having little or no understanding

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- Can Wellbeing Create a Better Workplace?

As much as we, as Employers, may invest in solid processes and practices that promote optimum productivity, it will all be short-lived if wellbeing is not a part of the equation. Low levels of wellbeing in the workplace leads to Employee dissatisfaction, poor productivity, absenteeism, and worse, resignations as Employees opt to move to other

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- Supporting Young LGBT+ Workers

A new report by the charity, Just Like Us, which surveyed 3695 people aged 18 to 25, found that a quarter of LGBT+ young adults went back into the closet when they started work. Reasons cited included feeling psychologically unsafe and the fear of mistreatment, with 19% of LGBT+ young adults stating they had experienced

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- The Proposed Redefinition of ‘Sex’ in the Equality Act 2010

The UK Government is proposing a change to the Equality Act 2010, for England, Scotland and Wales, which would redefine the term ‘sex’ as referring to a person’s ‘biological sex’, or in other words, their sex at birth. This move would make it legal for transgender people to be banned from single-sex spaces and events,

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- Social Media at Work – Getting the Balance Right

While social media is not especially new anymore (its first forms appearing in 1997), its sophistication, popularity and reach has grown at an astonishing rate over the years.  We’ve moved from sharing our worlds through simple textual status updates, to showing it in all its glory via snappy, short videos. Many Employers still have a

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- Supporting Employees During Celebrations of Ramadan

March sees the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan, the commemoration of Muhammad’s first revelation and lasts between 29 and 30 days depending on the sighting of one crescent moon to the next. Commencing on Wednesday 22nd March, through to Friday 21st April, Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is

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- Managing Menopause – An Employers Guide

Menopause, including the years leading up to (peri-menopause) and the years after (post- menopause), has always been an issue for many women, with some suffering symptoms more than others, and potentially not fully understanding why or how to successfully manage them. Previous generations didn’t talk much about the menopause and the issues it often brought

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- Women Over 50 in the Workplace

With age comes knowledge, experience and wisdom, all of which are invaluable assets to any workplace aiming to operate at its best, while also forging successful paths for the future. Despite this, older workers (women and men) are amongst one of the largest groups to be undervalued and in many cases, unwanted. When older workers

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- If Elon Musk can do it, why can’t I?

The festive season and a brand new year are fast approaching, and it’s a time when thoughts turn to joy, peace, goodwill to all, and careful considerations of how quickly we can be rid of certain individuals in our workforce who made the outgoing year so insufferable. Which brings us neatly to the discussion of

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