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The Impact of Covid-19 on Children's Mental Health with Professor Siobhan O’Neill, NI’s Mental Health Champion

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 03/03/2022 Professor Siobhan O’Neill , NI Mental Health Champion outlines the short and long-term impact that Covid-19 has had on children’s mental health and what teachers can do now to ameliorate the situation as much as possible. This webinar was held on the 3rd March 2022 in association with the ASCL (the...
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Webinar Recordings NI Coronavirus/Covid-19 Wellbeing
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Refugees at Home

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 01/03/2022 Legal Island has teamed up with UK charity Refugees at Home to provide you with the opportunity to apply to host a refugee as a guest in your home temporarily this year. Please note this process is relevant only to those resident in Northern Ireland. While the immediate focus is on helping people c...
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Adjusted right to work checks extended to 30 September 2022

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 01/03/2022 The guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19): right to work checks confirms that adjusted right to work checks will remain in place until 30 September 2022 inclusive.The Home Office plans to introduce new digital right to work checks from 6 April 2022, using Identification Document Validation Technology ...
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Coronavirus/Covid-19 Immigration
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Consultation on banded hours contracts and enhanced rights for zero-hour workers in Northern Ireland

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 01/03/2022 Co-author: Ciara Fulton The Northern Ireland Assembly is consulting on proposed legislation to enhance the statutory protections for zero-hours workers, including call-out payments, banning exclusivity clauses and introducing the right to request a “banded hours” contract. Consultation closes on 4...
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Contracts of Employment Pay
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Northern Ireland Case Law Revision with Emma McIlveen BL

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 10/02/2022 In this webinar, held in association with the NI Employment Lawyers’ Group, employment specialist Emma McIlveen BL and Scott Alexander from Legal Island discuss important Northern Ireland employment cases and outline how they are relevant to other employers. The cases discussed in this webinar incl...
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Dismissal Discrimination and Equality Pay Webinar Recordings NI
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4 Day Week: How to Reduce Work Hours and Increase Productivity

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 10/02/2022 Research suggests that a four-day week (where employees continue to receive full-time wages for reduced hours) results in greater productivity. Why should this be? It seems to be linked to better work-life balance and a desire to complete tasks on time and then get out of work to enjoy the extended...
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Contracts of Employment Working Time Employee Engagement
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Employment Law Revision Day with Mark McAllister

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 10/02/2022 In this webinar recording, Mark McAllister, Director of Employment Relations at the Labour Relations Agency, and Scott Alexander, Head of Learning and Development at Legal Island, discuss the top 5 employment cases of the year from Northern Ireland and Great Britain that impact on NI employers. Thi...
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Introduction Of Paid Parental Bereavement Leave in Northern Ireland

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 09/02/2022 On 7 January 2022 the Northern Ireland Assembly passed legislation which will provide parents with two weeks’ paid leave following the death of a child under 18. These new entitlements will be effective from April 2022 with further provision relating to miscarriage promised. Before April 2020, em...
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Absence and Sickness Pay Family Friendly Rights
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In Brief NI: February 2022

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 07/02/2022 This month’s 'In Brief' brings together a range of resources and articles that we’ve found interesting from the start of the year. We’ve highlighted the key themes, to help you keep up to date with developments. Four-day Week Pilot Launches The pilot is being coordinated by 4 Day Week Global in par...
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Working Time Coronavirus/Covid-19 Brexit Menopause
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How to Measure Wellbeing

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 27/01/2022 Wellbeing was originally introduced to reduce absence costs. It's now there as an enabler of employee productivity, innovation and engagement. The UK’s Ministry of Justice measures employee wellbeing through a strictly person-centred approach. They believe this method encourages: Individuals to ta...
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Employee Engagement Wellbeing