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The Rise of the Four Day Week

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 16/09/2021 Since Covid-19, the debate around the optimal working week has strengthened as conversations circulate around the new way of working. In order for companies to achieve the maximum benefit for both employers and their staff members, certain factors need to be considered when adjusting their working...
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Working Time and Leave A-Typical Working
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Getting the Most Out of Online Interviews

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 31/08/2021 Even before the current wave of remote interviewing, some people enjoyed interviews, and some did not. Over the last eighteen months, the increasing use of ZOOM (other brands are available) has probably exacerbated that Marmite divide. As an interviewer, I have found the Zoom experience less prefer...
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A-Typical Working Recruitment and Selection
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The Future Of Work Is Hybrid

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 18/08/2021 After the pandemic, research shows that the vast majority of those working want to continue working from home, even on a part-time basis, which presents new opportunities for companies to establish new ways of working. Although a definitive definition of hybrid working ceases to exist, the term can...
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A-Typical Working Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Menopause in the Workplace

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 29/07/2021 What Is It? The menopause is sometimes known as the 'change of life' and is marked by the ending of menstruation. The menopause is a natural part of life, but it can feel like a great taboo in the workplace. The average age for a woman to reach the menopause is between 45 and 55 who are often reac...
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Health and Safety Contracts of Employment Policies and Procedures
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Developing Organisational and Personal Resilience

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 29/07/2021 This last year and a half of the Covid pandemic has certainly tested our resilience – both professionally and personally – in terms of how we have reacted and adapted to new ways of working and being in the world. I know that I have gone through waves – sometimes coping well (as many of the aspect...
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Health and Safety HR Matters ROI
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Sick Leave And Sick Pay: Changes In the Law

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 20/07/2021 Currently in Ireland there is no legal requirement for employers to pay employees while they are on sick leave from work. That being said, this is going to change from 2022. At present the employer can decide their own policy in respect to sick pay. Employer’s must have written information about th...
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Sickness and Absence Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Vaccinations within the Workplace

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 13/05/2021 The Coronavirus Vaccination roll out will bring a lot of positives to people’s daily lives, but what does it mean for employers within the workplace - will it be a requirement, what policies should be considered and what are the legal implications? Many questions are being asked about the process f...
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Coronavirus/Covid-19
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Redundancy Outplacement – A Sense of Hope and Direction

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 28/04/2021 Covid has had a significant impact on when, where and how we work. As the restrictions start to ease businesses are faced with making decisions regarding the transition back to the workplace and dealing with the longer term implications of the pandemic. Over the last year businesses have attempted...
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Redundancy and Reorganisation
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Transitioning To A Hybrid Working Model

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 13/04/2021 Transitioning to a hybrid model - How to navigate complexities, make and communicate decisions to arrive at the right destination… Seismic change in the design of work is underway. The when, where and how work is completed is a critical question. As organizations move out of the Covid bubble key de...
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A-Typical Working
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Code of Practice For Employers And Employees On The Prevention And Resolution Of Bullying At Work

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 11/03/2021 A new code of practice concerning the prevention and resolution of bullying at work has been made by way of a statutory instrument No. 674/2020 published on 5 January 2021. It came into effect on 23rd December 2020. This Code applies to all employments in Ireland irrespective of whether employees w...
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Discrimination and Equality