Neurodiversity

Networking when neurodivergent could be made easier

Networking can be tricky to navigate at the best of times, but it can be much more difficult for people with neurodivergent conditions.

LinkedIn’s dyslexic thinking skill: de-stigmatisation or discrimination?

LinkedIn is now allowing users to tag dyslexic thinking as one of their listed skills in an effort to de-stigmatise dyslexia in the workplace. This initiative comes as part of a campaign with Made...

Employment tribunals on the rise for neurodivergent workers

Employment tribunals involving neurodivergent employees rose last year, with dyslexia the most common condition involved.

Building a workforce fit for the future

HR has had to be reactive when dealing with employee wellbeing over the past few years. But as we proactively plan for the future, and adjust to living with Covid and beyond, how can people teams...

Diversity and inclusion: don’t underestimate those quick changes 

In the last few years, diversity and inclusion (D&I) has risen fast on the corporate agenda. From discussions around pay equity, to board-level diversity to creating a culture that supports...

Workspaces failing needs of neurodiverse employees

Office designs are failing workers with neurodiverse needs by not accommodating for their differing sensory needs.

How HR can help dyslexic employees

Dyslexia is the most common neurodiversity. Statistically speaking, as many as one in five of your employees is likely to be dyslexic, so it’s incredibly important HR understands it and supports...

HR professionals lack confidence in spotting neurodivergence

Neurodiversity awareness levels remain low in the workplace compared with other aspects of diversity and inclusion (D&I).

Disability is just part of being human

Intersectionality is just another word for being human. None of us sit in just one box. And yet, too often in our conversations about disability, inclusion, and belonging, we focus on just one strand...

How to support employees with dyslexia

Even a learning need as common as dyslexia, which affects up to one in 10 people in the UK, is frequently misunderstood and stereotyped.

The impact of cognitive ‘propaganda’ on minority ethnic workers

Last month, The Ivy Asia issued a formal apology after its ‘culturally insensitive’ and ‘totally inappropriate’ ad campaign sparked outrage from critics and members of the public.

Case study: A passport to global success at Harvey Nash Group

A drop in employee engagement and a sense among managers that staff were not working to their full potential prompted a cultural refresh that has had an international impact, finds Emma Greedy