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Performance Appraisals – Tips and Advice

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 09/10/2020 Although traditionally the start of a new year is the time most companies conduct appraisals, given the fact that most organisations have had to review their short term goals and long term strategy, conducting appraisals is something that should be considered at this time. The appraisals process b...
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Watching Out For Burnout

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 24/09/2020 For many, work is challenging - as we try to balance the ever-increasing demands of our role with our own and our families’ needs. Mobile phones and 24/7 access to email mean that many of us spend our lives in ‘standby’ mode, rather than deliberately choosing to be in ‘on’ or ‘off’ mode. This pre-...
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HR Matters ROI Coronavirus/Covid-19
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Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme – Eligibility and Key Elements

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 07/09/2020 The Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme has replaced the TWSS as of 1 September 2020. It is expected to continue until 31 March 2021. As an employer you must register for EWSS separately. It is necessary for employers who are currently claiming TWSS in respect of eligible employees to separately registe...
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Pay and Conditions of Employment Coronavirus/Covid-19
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Retirement Dismissals – HR Considerations

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 17/08/2020 Retirement continues to be a significant employment issue due to the ongoing economic changes in relation to the increase of the state pension age to 66, and the impending further proposed increases to 67 and 68 in 2021 and 2028 respectively. The issue of retirement is one which comes up regularly ...
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Discrimination and Equality HR Matters ROI
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Managing Long Term Absence

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 24/07/2020 Absenteeism is a substantial cost for every business in Ireland. There are a number of processes the employer can take in order to address long term absence. The introduction of the new Workplace Relations Act 2015 means employees now accrue annual leave and public holidays while on certified leave...
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Sickness and Absence Policies and Procedures
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HR Update – June 2020

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 02/06/2020 During the Covid-19 pandemic, one thing has remained clear – the HR profession has never been busier or more in demand. Conscious of the need for relevant and timely guidance we have endeavoured to ensure we have a wide range of articles and webinars to help our HR colleagues cope with the increas...
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Work Life Balance and Remote Working

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 27/05/2020 We need to recognise work-life balance, while working from home at this time is more of a blending of both aspects of our life - where our personal and professional lives have integrated in a way that many of us would not have hoped or planned for. It will look different for each of us and each day...
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A-Typical Working HR Matters NI Coronavirus/Covid-19
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An Overview of Redundancy Processes

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 18/05/2020 Numerous businesses are unfortunately faced with re-structuring their organisations as a result of the COVID-19. Unfortunately, decisions have to be made to maintain the survival of many organisations; these tough decisions will include redundancy. When an employer decides they may need to make a...
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Redundancy and Reorganisation Coronavirus/Covid-19
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Resilience in the chaos: Harnessing positive psychology in times of change

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 04/05/2020 What do you see when you think of psychology? Do you view psychology as a scientific approach to mental health issues? If so, you’re missing a large, crucial part of psychology – Positive Psychology, described by Peterson as “the scientific approach to studying human thoughts, feelings and behaviou...
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Health and Safety Coronavirus/Covid-19
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Remote Working – the Future of Work?

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 14/04/2020 In this ever-changing environment, the area of remote working or working from home has never been more topical. This is a concept that many organisations have embraced recently, albeit by necessity rather than by choice, in a very short timeframe. It has become the new way of working for many, but ...
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A-Typical Working HR Matters NI Coronavirus/Covid-19