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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
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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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HR Matters ROI
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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