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Let’s Start at the Very Beginning

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 08/04/2024 A business is nothing without its people so an investment into the employment relationship is key to drive growth. Each stage of the employment life cycle, attraction and recruitment through to separation, can have positive or negative challenges and it is how one deals with them that drives succe...
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Absence and Sickness Policies and Procedures Employee Engagement
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The Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Act 2022

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 12/03/2024 Introduction Whistleblowing involves publicly exposing private wrongdoings, often preventing harm or loss to the public, a crucial element in governance. This is more commonly called making a protected disclosure. Examples of wrongdoings include failing to comply with legal obligations, endangering...
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Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
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Parent's Leave

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 20/02/2024 As one embarks on the journey of parenthood, support and resources become invaluable companions. In Ireland, parents are met with a robust framework of assistance, notably exemplified by the provision of Parent’s Leave. This foundational support reflects Ireland’s dedication to nurturing families a...
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Family Friendly Rights
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Domestic Violence Leave

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 22/01/2024 The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023 has inserted a new section, 13AA in the Parental Leave Acts 1998 to 2023 (“Parental Leave Acts”), which has allowed for the introduction of provisions for paid leave relating to Domestic Violence. These provisions came into effect on the 2...
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Pay Leave Family Friendly Rights
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The Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2023

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 16/11/2023 This new legislation provides for the introduction of new rights for employees to support a better balance of family life, work life and caring responsibilities. 5 days unpaid leave for medical care purposes for Carers and Parents of children under 12 5 days paid leave for Victims of Domestic Vio...
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Leave Family Friendly Rights
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The Importance of Proactivity

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 31/10/2023 I recently finished reading Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. For those of you that haven’t read it, this is a business and self-help book, first published in 1989, and is a must-read for anyone seeking to lead a more fulfilling career and personal life. Habit 1, “Be Proactive”, ...
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Wellbeing
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Christmas Parties

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 19/10/2023 With the Company Christmas Party Season quick approaching, it is a time for celebration, and one of the most anticipated events in many workplaces each year is the Christmas Party! It’s an opportunity to unwind, catch up with colleagues and let the hair down after a year of hard work. Morale can of...
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What’s all this Chat about AI?

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 09/10/2023 Artificial intelligence, or AI is it is best known is everywhere at the minute, yet up until I wrote this article, I have to admit I knew very little about it and held misconceptions such as the risk of AI making jobs obsolete and how it was probably just a passing phase. I even wondered at some po...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act
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Retirement and Employee Requests to Work Longer

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 22/09/2023 Retirement continues to be a major employment issue as the age for retirement continues to increase and has attracted a lot of attention due to case law. Although retirement is not a mandatory requirement, employers are obligated to set the retirement age of their employees in their contracts provi...
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Contracts of Employment Policies and Procedures
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Problem-solving with Disney

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 04/09/2023 Ever came out of a meeting feeling overwhelmed at having more problems that you went in with? This is usually what happens without a clear outcome in mind when you start the meeting. The Disney Creative Strategy is an ideal tool to apply in a meeting or focus group when you have a problem to solve ...
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Employee Engagement