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Dealing with Adult ADHD when managing performance

Viewers of BBC Horizon may have seen comedian Rory Bremner’s programme exploring the science behind a medical condition which he suspects he has – Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Approximately 4% of adults have ...


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Navigating the friendly skies: what can employers learn from the United Airlines crisis?

Readers will have been unable to avoid the media storm caused by the United Airlines’ scandal, which provoked public outrage from the viral footage of a passenger being forcibly and violently removed from an overbooked flight from Chicago to...


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Business travel: employers must prepare for threat of kidnap and ransom

As business travel becomes ever more integral to corporate growth plans, employers need to be aware that the threat of kidnap and ransom can occur in any region. As companies expand into new territories this can potentially increase the risk to bu...


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Workplace dress codes: time for a makeover?

In June 2017, a woman claimed she was sacked from her job at a bar in Hull after refusing to wear a bra to work. The bar denied the allegations, claiming no one had been dismissed, but the woman claimed she had been let go after inappropriate sexu...


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Supporting caregivers: the ‘Sandwich Generation’

Most employers expect and plan for their employees to take maternity or paternity leave at some point during their career, and many also expect the occasional minor disruption when, for example, an employee’s child is unwell and needs caring...


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Asperger’s Syndrome – making adjustments to recruitment processes

A recent case considered by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has highlighted the need for employers to be flexible when it comes to recruitment practice, emphasising that one size should definitely not be made to fit all. Asperger’s Syn...