Cost of Living Crisis – Employment Issues Arising?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 1 November 2022
Chris Fullerton
Arthur Cox NI
Issues covered: Cost of Living Crises; Mental Health and Wellbeing

What employment law issues should be on an employer's radar with the looming cost of living crisis?

With the cost of living crisis looming and impacting employees there are a number of different employment law issues that employers should be focusing on.

Communication and engagement and make sure staff are treated with dignity and respect, and do not feel embarrassed asking for help. As an employer it is important to be open and use staff networks and keep an inclusive environment, but keep problems confidential as employees run the risk of mental health issues. Creating wellbeing support will encourage staff and peer to peer communication.

Recruitment and retention will inevitably become

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Chris Fullerton
Arthur Cox NI

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