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Diversity and Inclusion: The Reality Gap

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 22/11/2017 In today’s workforce, diversity and inclusion has risen from a tick the box exercise to a comprehensive strategy woven into every aspect of the talent life cycle. This is reflected in Deloitte’s Human Capital Survey 2017 which shows a 32% rise since 2014 in the proportion of executives that cite i...
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Discrimination and Equality
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The Business Benefits of Employee Engagement

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 16/11/2017 Employee engagement is more important than ever, as many opportunities are currently opening up for employees. Many employers want to retain their employees - now experts in their business - and must therefore learn to engage employees and update themselves on how to retain today’s workforce. Where...
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6 Reasons Why Mediator-Generated Solutions Are Not a Good Idea

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 20/10/2017 My last post explored the temptation that mediators sometimes fall prey to: being suggestive or directive about the kinds of solutions that might help resolve the issues between the parties. As a Mediation Trainer and Assessor, I get to spend a lot of time watching people mediating. And while the ...
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Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
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Guidance on avoiding a claim for unfair dismissal

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 19/10/2017 The Unfair Dismissals Acts 1977-2001 are intended to provide employees with legal protection from being unfairly dismissed from their jobs and to establish an adjudication system to provide redress for any employee who is found to be unfairly dismissed. The failure to use fair procedures during th...
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Unfair Dismissal
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The Mediation Act 2017 – A Game Changer for Employment Lawyers?

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 11/10/2017 In this article, Jacqui Kelly, a Senior Associate in the Employment Department at A&L Goodbody and a CEDR accredited mediator, explains why a knowledge of mediation processes and the Mediation Act are so important to employment lawyers. Until now mediation could be seen as the 'Cinderella' of t...
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Tribunal Practice Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
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Digital HR: Platforms, People, and Work

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 27/09/2017 The role of HR is in a constant state of development. Whilst in the past the Human Resource department acted as a support function, now it is being asked to lead the digital transformation that is sweeping organisations worldwide. Evidently, the new role of HR is to build the organisation of the f...
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Pay and Conditions in the Retail Sector

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 13/09/2017 This article examines the recommendations made by the Labour Court in a recent case, Petrogas Group Ltd and Edgarus Paulauskas [2016], which involved a claim made by a retail worker with respect to his terms and conditions of employment. This case was published on the 29 August 2016 by the Deputy ...
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Pay and Conditions of Employment
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The Essential Elements of a High-Performing Team

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 30/08/2017 Shauna Hughes of Eye Change Consultancy takes a look at the importance of effective team-working in organisations and points to Lencioni’s model ‘The Five Dysfunctions of a Team’ to pinpoint the essential elements that must be in place to create a high-performing team. Read the transcript...
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Leadership Disrupted: Pushing the Boundaries

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 23/08/2017 As the digital revolution takes hold of the business world, organisations are beginning to comprehend the impact this is having on their leadership capabilities. Developing apt leaders is viewed as a priority amongst businesses, with 42% of respondents to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends surv...
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Workplace Relations Commission - Compliance and Inspection

Posted in: HR Updates ROI on 17/08/2017 The Workplace Relations Commission enacted under the Workplace Relations Act 2015 on October 1st 2015 monitors the conditions of employment through its Inspection Services which was operated previously by the National Employment Rights Authority (NERA). The WRC has the authority to carry out employ...
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Policies and Procedures