I Have an Employee who Claims they Have a Neurodivergent Condition: How Do I Handle It?

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 14 March 2023
Emma Doherty
Tughans LLP
Issues covered: Diversity & Inclusion; Discrimination

“We have an employee who claims they have a neurodivergent condition. The employee is upset as they feel their condition is impacting their ability to carry out their duties. How should we handle this?”

Promoting a diverse workplace culture is beneficial to employers and employees alike, as it encourages employee retention, helps to attract the best talent, increases employee productivity, promotes the employer’s reputation, and assists in meeting the employer’s statutory obligations. In the workplace, diversity is mainly associated with certain protected characteristics e.g. age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion

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This article is correct at 14/03/2023

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Emma Doherty
Tughans LLP

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