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Work Life Balance and Employee Wellbeing

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 09/07/2024 Ensuring Wellbeing in the WorkplaceAs an employer it is important to recognise that throughout our working lives, both employees and employers will encounter varying degrees of stress throughout the course of their employment. This stress can be both internal and external to the Organisation, there...
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Policies and Procedures Wellbeing
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Workplace Investigations

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 21/05/2024 Workplace investigations are essential tools for upholding integrity and trust within an organisation. They serve as the backbone for enforcing company policies and ensuring that all employees are treated with respect and fairness. By conducting thorough investigations, companies can address allega...
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Discipline Policies and Procedures
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Right to Request Flexible Working

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 30/04/2024 Under the Parental Leave Acts, 1998 – 2023 as amended by the Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 2023 in relation to requests for Flexible working and the Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 2023 in relation to requests for Remote working which was signed into law on...
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Flexible Working Family Friendly Rights
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Uncomplicating Diversity and Inclusion

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 22/04/2024 Introduction Imagine a workplace where every voice is heard, every person can bring their perspectives, and they feel like they are at home. This is the heart of an inclusive workplace. In a world that is brimming with diversity and in today's constantly evolving workplace­s, it’s more important th...
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Diversity & Inclusion
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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 Annual Leave and Holiday Pay 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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Annual Leave and Holiday Pay 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