Can you legally ask if someone is neurodivergent?

  The CIPD estimates that 1 in 5 people are neurodivergent in some way, representing a significant proportion of any workforce. Businesses must consider neurodiversity as an essential part of their ED&I strategy and their people management approach. Yet, for some businesses, neuroinclusion can be bewildering and even overwhelming. The fear of getting things wrong… read more

How to Handle Flexible Working Requests (Employment Rights Bill)

What does the new Flexible Working amendment mean for you and your organisation? How should you handle requests for flexible working? What are your employees’ rights in this area, and what are yours? Here’s everything you need to know. What change has been made to the Employment Rights Bill? The Flexible Working (Amendment) Regulations 2023… read more

An employee has lied on their CV – what do you do?

Everyone can be guilty of a little embellishment from time to time… But what if you discover your employee has blatantly lied on their CV to secure their position? I’m not just talking an extra month here or there at a previous role. I mean the big stuff – false qualifications, no industry experience when… read more

Constructive Dismissal

What is constructive dismissal? You’ve probably heard the term ‘constructive dismissal’ before, but are you clear on what it actually means? Constructive dismissal is the term that applies when a change to an employee’s working conditions or unfair treatment forces them to quit. Sometimes this is confused with unfair dismissal, which is where you fire… read more