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Dealing With Grief In The Workplace

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 07/04/2020 Managing grief at work is important. Bereavement policies are not just good practice, they are extremely helpful to employees and managers, ensuring a proactive and equitable approach by clearly defining employee entitlements and supports. There are many types of grief and as a manager it is import...
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Contracts of Employment Policies and Procedures Coronavirus/Covid-19
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The Essential Link Between Business Strategy and HR Management

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 27/02/2020 The business of HR is an increasingly interesting and often complex environment. The level of time and resources allocated to the HR function within an organisation varies dramatically. This article explores a few different aspects around the connection between a company’s Human Resource Management...
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Why is Emotional Intelligence Important?

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 12/02/2020 Emotional Intelligence has been coined by psychologists Peter Salovey and John Mayer (1990) as “the ability to monitor one’s own and others emotions to discriminate between different emotions and label them appropriately and use emotional information to guide thinking and behaviour.” Emotional inte...
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Intoxicants in the Workplace

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 15/01/2020 Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 the term intoxicant is defined as including drugs or alcohol or a combination of both. It therefore includes both prescribed and non-prescribed drugs. The Employer has many obligations under this legislation, including the responsibility to mana...
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Discrimination and Equality Policies and Procedures
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Organisational Mindset – Fixed or Growth?

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 11/12/2019 In general, the topic of Mindset when discussed often ends up being split into two questions. Do I have a fixed mindset or do I have a growth mindset? Which one is better? How important is it to my professional role? Mindset has been defined as the established set of attitudes and assumptions held ...
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Getting into the Spirit – Christmas Party Advice for Employers

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 22/10/2019 The Company Christmas Party presents an ideal opportunity for employees to socialise and enjoy the Christmas season together. Morale can often get a lift at such events, as can team unity. Creating personal connections outside of the work environment can help improve the general atmosphere and the ...
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Policies and Procedures HR Matters ROI
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Top Tips for Successful Grievance Management

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 14/10/2019 During a recent Legal Island webinar on the 25 September 2019 on the topic “Fostering a Dignity & Respect Culture & Potential Risks of Not Achieving Same” a few interesting questions came up that are addressed during this article, e.g. At what point do you have to inform the alleged perpetr...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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Emotional Culture Within Organisations

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 10/09/2019 Organisational Culture can be described as the combined summary of beliefs, customs and attitudes within the workplace. While different industries may experience different styles of culture depending on the environment, it is essential that all workplace cultures have a significant element of posi...
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Considerations in developing a Dignity and Respect at Work Policy

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 13/08/2019 Bullying and Harassment is an area that can cause concern for even the most experienced of people managers. The purpose of a Dignity and Respect at Work Policy is to create a working environment that is free from bullying and harassment. Caroline McEnery from the HR Suite discusses the factors t...
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Discrimination and Equality HR Matters ROI
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What are the differences in Employee V Contractor?

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 10/06/2019 There is a key distinction in employment law between a “contract for services” and an employment contract. An employee works under an employment contract, whereas an independent contractor provides services under a contract for services. If the services are provided by an independent contractor the...
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Contracts of Employment