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Friday Round Up: 02/02/2024

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 02/02/2024 For updates faster than NI goods going through Holyhead, it's the Friday Round-up! This week's top 5: How does a leap year impact national minimum wage? How successful are return-to-office mandates? Philosophical Beliefs in the Workplace NI Law Society to hold special general meeting over minimum ...
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Friday Round Up: 26/01/2024

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 26/01/2024 To all the survivors out there on day 400 of January, we salute you! Just think, this time next week you'll be paid, you can start eating meat again and you can enjoy a G&T! But now, the news............ This week's top 5: Former Irwin's bakery worker receives £75k Four key dates as further in...
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Friday Round Up: 19/01/2024

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 19/01/2024 Barry's Amusements staff are the latest to join the all-out strikes here in NI - apparently they're calling for the immediate reinstatement of a colleague who was funfairly dismissed! This week's top 5: Cold weather - HR best practice Anti-strike law should never be extended to Northern Irelan...
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Friday Round Up: 12/01/2024

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 12/01/2024 As junior doctors go on strike, the government says they'll respond to their demands as soon as they can get a pharmacist over to read the handwriting on their picket signs! More striking news here................. This week's top 5: 'Generalised day of action' - 18th January White middle-aged men...
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Friday Round Up: 05/01/2024

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 05/01/2024 "Whenever I'm about to do something, I think, "Would an idiot do that?" And if they would, I do not do that thing." - Dwight K. Schrute. Not sure 'How to Spot an Idiot'? Have a look at this great commencement speech............... This week's top 5: Who is on strike and when? AI Judicial Guidance ...
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Friday Round Up: 15/12/2023

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 15/12/2023 Season’s Greetings Everyone! We are sending festive cheer, as we wrap up another year. This is our last Round Up of 2023 but we are looking forward to a new year filled with "HR tidings we bring" and keeping you up to date with the latest employment law developments in 2024. Thanks for your support...
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Friday Round Up: 08/12/2023

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 08/12/2023 As we baton down the hatches this week, here's all the info HR need to weatherproof the workplace! This week's top 5: More than half of employees not attending work Christmas party Who could be entitled to thousands in unpaid wages? Four in five HR professionals currently use AI at work 2024 will ...
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Friday Round Up: 01/12/2023

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 01/12/2023 Pull out that sparkly number and dance move wonder! The Office Christmas Party: Conversation starters aplenty below... This week's top 5: Au Revoir or Encore - Employment reforms post Brexit? Dearth of women in AI risks rise of sexist bots How businesses can mitigate the risk of social media debac...
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Friday Round Up: 24/11/2023

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 24/11/2023 More pleasing to the eye than Nigel Farage's full moon party, we bring you the weekly round-up... This week's top 5: Chancellor's Autumn Statement Minimum wage to rise to £11.44 per hour (and apply to 21 & 22 year olds) Deliveroo riders are not 'workers' NI schools to close as teachers plan fi...
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Friday Round Up: 17/11/2023

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 17/11/2023 Turns out Legal Island was right (of course) about ESG being the next big thing - even the government are at it - one Minister binned and another recycled this week alone! This week's top 5: Gen Z says: ‘Bah Humbug’ to office Christmas parties Professional Father Christmas sues for discrimination ...