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Acas has released new guidance to help organisations understand and better support neurodiversity in the workplace.

- What is Neurodiversity?
- Types of neurodivergence
- Why should employers be taking steps to support neurodiversity in their workplace?
- Changing your workplace to better support neurodiversity
- Managing staff with ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and other forms of neurodivergence
- Working when neurodivergent
- Research and case studies

 

 

The Acas blog


Tom Neil, Acas Guidance writer talks about how we can celebrate neurodiversity in the workplace. It is estimated that around 1 in 7 people in the UK have a form of neurodivergence - such as Autism, or Dyslexia. Yet a recent CIPD survey found that only one in ten HR professionals said that their organisation was focusing on neurodiversity at work. Read more here.


Tools, templates and resources


Click here to find resources designed for HR and employment relations experts, such as policy, research and discussion papers, and case studies. Our familiarity with best workplace practice and legislation, and the areas in which people often ask for help, make these tools reliable, practical and easy to use.


Employment Tribunals: An insiders guide


Following its success in South Wales, we are bringing this interactive, myth busting event to North Wales on 14th June 2019. In collaboration with Regional Employment Judge Barry Clarke and leading law firm Aaron and Partners, this event is an opportunity to witness a full mock employment tribunal hearing, including cross examination, a Judge's summing up and decision.
Click here to find more information and book your place.


Key upcoming training and events


Managing absence at work: Cardiff | Bridgend | Mold | Swansea


Essential skills for Line Managers:  Swansea | Mold | Newport | Cardiff | Wrexham | Merthyr


HR Management for Beginners: Wrexham | Ewloe | Cardiff | Swansea | Pontypridd


Understanding maternity, paternity & adoption rights: Newport | Cardiff | Wrexham | Swansea


Recruitment, selection & retention: Pontypridd | Swansea | Ruthin | Cardiff

 

The Acas Wales Team
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