Daniel Aherne

Neurodiversity in the workplace: why office life isn’t for everyone

When chancellor Jeremy Hunt commented earlier this year on the world of work post-Covid, he spoke about a default return to the office in order to encourage water cooler moments, develop team spirit...


Don't be complacent about tribunal claims

The reduction in tribunal claims since the introduction of fees is good news for employers – but now's not the time to be complacent


Woolworths: a reassuring result

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has handed down its decision in the Woolworths case (or the USDAW and Wilson v WW Realisation 1 Ltd [in liquidation], Ethel Austin and Secretary of State for...


Bribery: could it happen to you?

On 31 August 2011, Munir Patel became the first person to face prosecution under the Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act") for allegedly requesting and receiving a bribe to influence the course of criminal...


Government seeks to stimulate cultural change in attitudes to flexible working for all

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) announced in May 2011 that it was launching a consultation on its proposal to extend the right to request flexible working to all employees,...