Inclusion | Neurodiversity: a legal perspective

Around one in seven people in the UK are neurodivergent, but representation in the workplace remains low, and barriers to entry and career progression persist.

Disability | 'Reasonable' adjustments just aren't reasonable

Your current approach to responding to reasonable adjustments may be limiting rather than enabling your people.

Wellbeing | Get woke to the power of sleep

The relentless rhythm of work and life, where time slips through our fingers like fine sand, can make us forget the importance of a good night's sleep.

Wellbeing | Why male fertility needs addressing, too

Infertility affects a significant portion of the population with research showing that approximately one in six couples are struggling to conceive.

International mobility | Upgrade the passport system to unlock global talent

A study from The Learning and Work Institute suggests skills shortages will cost the UK £120 billion by 2030.

D&I | 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...

Recruitment | Successful recruitment in the modern world

It is self-defeating for companies to respond to labour shortages and our stubbornly flat economy by cutting corners on recruitment.

D&I | Turning the tide on Pride

I was lucky to attend the European OD Network conference recently which was a great excuse to stay in a hotel. Since lockdown my work-related travel is minimal so I made the most of the buffet...

D&I | It’s time we redefined what professional means

When I set up Lightning Travel Recruitment I had a clear goal in mind: to consciously connect humans with businesses to help both thrive. What does that mean?

Organisational effectiveness | How to create an HR business plan that delivers

The word strategy comes from the Greek 'strategos' meaning generalship. In Greek mythology Athena the goddess of warfare and strategy is a guide leading people in the right direction.

C-suite | Challenging old assumptions of succession planning

Succession management is a core business process and integral to sustaining business performance over the longer-term.

Pensions | Pensions dashboards – a five-step checklist for employers

I was chatting with my cousin recently, and the conversation turned to pensions. He’s a painter and decorator who, like many people, has collected various DC pots and accrued State Pension along the...